3rd May 2017 Helen 7Comment

I’m a happy married, mother of three, who is desperately seeking to fill an empty chasm in an otherwise very nice life.  In case my husband is reading this (unlikely but sure I better cover all bases), he needn’t worry – while I’m looking for something new but I’m not…

5th October 2016 Helen 7Comment

Tuntunterrah…. It’s World Breastfeeding Week. Of course while it’s a great thing to promote the most natural way to feed a baby, it’s a crying shame that it’s even necessary. But the millions of billions of cash spent by the formula industry undermining women’s belief in their bodies has done the trick and…

14th February 2016 Helen 4Comment

I’m a bit meh about Valentine’s Day. It’s all very nice and that but – maybe a bit like I find the ‘in your face’ sexiness of Fifty Shades oh-so-unsexy, I’m less than excited about the slightly embarrassing obviousness of it. That said I have had some truly memorable Valentine’s encounters.  There were, of…

16th October 2015 Helen 14Comment

I have no time.  And by that I mean, actually, no time whatsoever. So I’ve been trying to make something out of nothing. And it’s good. Since I went back to work in February, I’ve changed my working hours so I work a four day week over five days. I…

2nd September 2015 Helen 29Comment

This week is manic for parents. As we snap back into the September routine (and ask where the summer went) we’ll run around in a tizz wondering: How fast should we leave the Junior Infant classroom? Is the fourth class student too young to walk home alone? Will the uniforms fit? Will…