In Conversation With: Mother in the House

In Conversation With: Mother in the House

I am so thrilled to have Helen aka Mother in the House aka Mum aka Doc as my last In Conversation With before Little Bean joins us. I’ve decided to give the series a break while we adjust to being a family of four on the off-chance that I miss a scheduled date with some of my amazing blogger contributors to the series. I thoroughly enjoy blogging and I want to keep up the momentum with Over Heaven’s Hill as much as I can while we go through this massive change with our little family but I’ve decided not to tie myself down with scheduled posts. The blog will be a lot more ad-hoc over the summer months. But In Conversation With will be back in September! So, I’m absolutely chuffed to have Helen as my last blogger in the current series. Helen is a fab blogger, an awesome doctor and an incredible Mum. She has a brilliant sense of humour and I love, love, love her answer to the question, “What is the best thing about being a parent?” All I’ll say is, spot on Helen, spot on! If I was wearing a hat, I’d raise it to you!

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5 Ways Your Relationship Changes with a Toddler

5 Ways Your Relationship Changes with a Toddler

Oh me, oh my how life changes when babies appear and how life changes as they grow up and morph from babies to toddlers to children. I listed five ways our relationship changed when the toddler took over. Five changes among a list of a million and I wouldn’t change any of it for the world.

This post was originally posted on Talya’s blog Motherhood the Real Deal

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Homelessness in Ireland – Focus Ireland

Homelessness in Ireland – Focus Ireland

Unfortunately, it’s very easy for us to forget hardship, hurt, pain and suffering when we are surrounded by our Christmas decorations, our lists of food for the Christmas shop stuck to the fridge door, and the abundance of toys added weekly to our children’s Santa lists. But the reality is that Ireland is embedded in a housing crisis that is affecting our most vulnerable. Children. There are 6,709 people that Focus Ireland are aware of, who are homeless in Ireland. 2,426 of those are Children. Homeless. We can’t live like this anymore. Which is why I wanted to bring to your attention a campaign recently launched by Focus Ireland. Please read on and support our most vulnerable in society.

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In Conversation With: Blondie Mommy’s Stories

In Conversation With: Blondie Mommy’s Stories

After an unplanned week off from all things blogging, the In Conversation Series was unfortunately stalled for a week. However, I am delighted to bring Oana to your attention, who is a beautiful Mum both inside and out, and a great parent blogger also over at Blondie Mommy’s Stories. One of the best things about doing this series, is meeting so many amazing parents who understand the worth and power of sharing their experiences through their writings. It’s hard work being a blogger and raising a family but we understand the hardship and still enjoy being apart of this blogging world. Read on to see what Oana has to say on the future of her son and her hopes and dreams for him.

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Happy Birthday A

Happy Birthday A

Three years ago at 3:03pm our daughter was born. She changed our world and made us into stronger and better people. She made us more emotional than we ever thought possible and we have been explicitly exhausted since the moment she was put in our arms and we smelt her sweet baby skin. From that second, as the clock ticked our way into parenthood for the first time, everything we did, everything we planned was for her. For her happiness, for her future. We strengthened our marriage, we grew roots in our new home and planned for the future. She is the centre of our universe. Like the Sun and Moon we revolve and live purely for her. Today, there is no Sunday Sit Down, todays post is a dedication to my baby girl who is no longer a baby, no longer a toddler, she has graduated to child. Happy Birthday Goose.

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In Conversation With: Life Through my Bioscope

In Conversation With: Life Through my Bioscope

This week we feature Upasna on In Conversation With. Upasna is a beautiful mum of one little boy who has just turned two. I understand how she feels as the first two years disappear so quickly and your baby grows and becomes a little person right before your eyes. Upasna is a blogger who writes at Life Through My Bioscope, a fantastic name for a blog if you ask me. Read on to see what she has to say about the wonderful world of motherhood.

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Halloween Experience with Wooly Ward’s Farm: Giveaway

Halloween Experience with Wooly Ward’s Farm: Giveaway

I am absolutely delighted to announce that I am now Brand Ambassador for the amazing Wooly Ward’s Farm in the beautiful countryside of Oldtown, Co. Dublin. You will probably remember, we fell in love with Wooly Ward’s Farm in July when we went to the Teddy Bear’s Picnic. A and her cousin F helped find the Lost Teddy Bear and met Scary Mary in her house at the end of the Scary Walk, complete with 1D posters on her bedroom wall. We ended our Frugal Family Holiday in August with the Wooly Ward’s Fairytale Event when an excited A and F brought Papa Bear around the farm showing him exactly where to go because they didn’t forget a single thing about Wooly Ward’s. Representing Wooly Ward’s Farm is incredibly exciting for me and I am over the moon to be able to bring you more news and updates on a place I genuinely feel has created a sense of wonder and excitement for kids (and adults because let’s face it, I was just as excited as the little ones). To celebrate the beginning of this partnership, I have a family pass to this month’s incredibly popular Halloween Experience. Read on to find out how to enter and just what to expect if you win!

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In Conversation With: All Things Mom Sydney

In Conversation With: All Things Mom Sydney

This week, Michal, from the wonderful All Things Mom Sydney, gives her parenting wisdom and insight on In Conversation With. I applaud Michal for the strong decision she made to leave a career as a lawyer and become a Stay-at-Home Mum. It’s not an easy decision to make in the slightest and it is not an easy job to Stay at Home either. As a working mother myself, I understand “penicilling” in time with your family. I have added up the hours that I am without A, and it hurts, it simply hurts to be apart for such a long period of the day. Continue Reading for Michal’s words of wisdom on parenting.

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