Category Archives: Parenting

Mother And Baby Commission: Final Report Published And The Taoiseach Apologises To Them In The Dail

The full report is published online: https://assets.gov.ie/118565/107bab7e-45aa-4124-95fd-1460893dbb43.pdf   My Comment: ( I hope this reports helps them. The state, the father of the children, the nuns, their parents and society in general failed them. It was so wrong. They committed … Continue reading

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Proud To Be Irish – Leo Leads Irish Through Corona Virus Crisis

  Taoiseach Leo Varadkar delivered this great speech on St.Patrick’s Day live on tv to the Irish. Here is the speech in full. Lá Fhéile Pádraig shona daoibh! This is a Saint Patrick’s Day like no other. A day that … Continue reading

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Enjoy The Heatwave But Stay Safe

Met Eireann issued a Status Yellow high temperature warning as temperatures set to exceed 30C this week.It’s National Outlook states: ‘High pressure will persist throughout the coming week, giving dry settled conditions. Warm or hot by day, with spells of … Continue reading

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Mandala Stone Tutorial – So Simple

This would be a great summer art project for the kids. Bring a freezer bag the next time you go to the beach. Let the kids collect stones and then paint them at home and place in the garden. It … Continue reading

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Love This Pic Of Princess Charlotte Heading Off To Playschool – Adorable

This is Princess Charlotte heading off for her first day in nursery school. She is so grown up since her last public pictures in Germany. This picture is taken by her mum as she smiles pretty in pink and red. … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas All

Merry Christmas All And Have A Wonderful Year  Annette xxxx Santa Vlogs His Journey Around The World #skyhigh https://www.facebook.com/FoxNews/videos/10156453193081336/

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Sonnet 37 By W.Shakespeare

Modern Version: Just as a decrepit father takes pleasure in seeing his active child engaging in youthful activities, so I, whom misfortune has injured and crippled, take all the comfort I can in your good worth and fidelity. For whether … Continue reading

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For Mum – Happy Mother’s Day

The Song of the Old Mother By W.B Yeats I RISE in the dawn, and I kneel and blow Till the seed of the fire flicker and glow. And then I must scrub, and bake, and sweep, Till stars are … Continue reading

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Father By Anon

Father Your life was love and labour Your love for your family true; You did your best for all of us. We will always remember you. You can only have one father Patient, kind and true; No other friend in … Continue reading

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‘Twas the night before school by Charles Gulotta

Poem By Charles Gulotta From Mostly Bright Ideas Blog: Source: https://mostlybrightideas.wordpress.com/2010/08/30/twas-the-night-before-school-starts/ ‘Twas the night before school starts, and all through the town, Not a teacher was sleeping, just thrashing around. Thoughts of the classroom brought a tear to each eye, … Continue reading

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How to teach your child to read

Title:How to teach your child to read Author:Mumsnet Full Text & Source: http://www.mumsnet.com/books/teach-your-child-to-read The Internet, Online, 13/08/2016 Sample Text: There’s learning to love books and there’s learning to read books. If you can get the first one sorted, the second … Continue reading

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How to Organize A Family Picnic

Title: How To Organize A Family Picnic Author/Publisher: Wiki How Full Text & Source: http://www.wikihow.com/Organize-a-Family-Picnic The Internet, Online, 02/06/2016 Sample Text: Steps 1.Select a weekend to have your picnic. …… 2.Make an inventory of family you’d like to invite… 3.Choose … Continue reading

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Parenting – One Family Ireland

Title: Parenting Skills Author: One Family Ireland Full Text & Source: https://onefamily.ie/education-training/for-parents/parenting-skills/ The Internet, Online, 6/3/2016 Sample Text: Being a parent means learning every day. One Family offers a range of parenting programmes for people who parent alone or share … Continue reading

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Getting Moms to Embrace Motherhood

Title:Getting Moms to Embrace Motherhood Author: Dr.Phil Full Text & Source: http://www.drphil.com/articles/article/95 The Internet, Online, 6/3/2016 Sample Text: How could someone have a child and regret it? Usually it is the result of the fantasy of parenthood being replaced by … Continue reading

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What’s Up Mum?

I’m sticking with mother and child information as it’s Mother’s Day Weekend Title: What’s Up Mum? Author: Healthcare Help Ltd And HSE, ROI Full Text & Source: http://www.whatsupmum.ie/ The Internet, Online, 5/3/2016 Sample Text: Developed in partnership with the HSE … Continue reading

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Child Development

Title:Child Development Author: Medline Plus Full Text & Source: https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/childdevelopment.html The Internet, Online, 5/3/2016 Sample Text: Summary As children grow older, they develop in several different ways. Child development includes physical, intellectual, social, and emotional changes. Children grow and mature … Continue reading

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The Mother By Lucy Maud Montgomery

Here I lean over you, small son, sleeping Warm in my arms, And I con to my heart all your dew-fresh charms, As you lie close, close in my hungry hold . . . Your hair like a miser’s dream … Continue reading

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Health A-Z

Title:Health A-Z – Conditions and treatments Author: NHS, UK Full Text & Source:http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Pages/hub.aspx The Internet, Online, 2/3/2016 Sample Text: Common conditions Chickenpox Thrush Depression Sciatica Norovirus infections Diabetes Back pain Glandular fever Menopause Kidney infection Childhood conditions Measles Diarrhoea Mumps … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day 2016

Don’t Forget Mother’s Day On Sunday, March 6 Poetry Mother is a name held sacred By most mortals of the earth; It means great love and sacrifice From the very day of birth, A love that’s so full of beauty, … Continue reading

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How Routines Will Simplify Your Life

This is worth sharing  as all the schools and colleges open in late August & September. Title: The new Mighty Mommy has expert tips on how to make your family life easier by implementing rock solid routines. Author: Cheryl Butler Full … Continue reading

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