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Autumn Themed Family Fun

Autumn is one of the best seasons for some good old fashioned family fun. The weather is turning, but it’s not too cold to be outside. The leaves are changing, conkers are falling, and there’s so much to see and do with the whole family. Here are some great ideas for autumn themed family fun […]

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Back to school

  As parents receive word regarding the reopening of schools, and little ones start to return to school, emotions remain mixed and uncertainty prevails. While some parents are overly (and understandably) delighted to get their children back out into school where they can continue to learn at the hands of a trained professional and not […]

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Tips for a West Cork Staycation

  Flights and holidays have been cancelled left, right and centre. Families have been forced to seek entertainment on their own soil. That said, we are one of the luckiest countries to get to enjoy a staycation in our own country. Ireland is famously known for her beautiful landscapes, history and ocean fronts. To narrow […]

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Gentle freedom

As we slowly transition from lockdown, it feels as though a new world is timidly opening up to us. We have a new freedom to move and gently step out into an optimistic yet cautious society. Eye contact is being made. Smiles are being met with a kindness, longing for interaction. We have been hunkering […]

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Moulding our future

As parents, it is crucial that we tackle the systemic racism ingrained in our (global) society. Turning a blind eye is no longer acceptable and action needs to be taken. Teaching our children about racism is vital. Brushing the topic of racism under the carpet creates the illusion that racism and races don’t exist. You […]

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The sun will shine

To quote our very own Leo ‘In the end, it’s only a passing thing this shadow, even darkness must pass. A new day will come, and when the sun shines, it’ll shine out the clearer.’ Or was it the smelly little hobbit Samwise from Lord of the Rings that said it to Frodo when trying […]

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The end of home schooling, almost

As the summer nears, so ends the last school term. Covid-19 restrictions have taken their toll on all the citizens of Ireland and we all deserve to be proud of the efforts we have made to keep Ireland safe, however grand or small. That said, it has been particularly challenging for parents with school-going children. […]

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Gardening Workout

Being active in the outdoors has plenty of scientifically proven natural benefits. Being outdoors, breathing in fresh air can boost your energy levels, improve your immune system (breathing in phytoncides increases white blood cells which fight off infections and disease) and when in sunlight you can get your daily dose of vitamin D.     […]

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Flora Adventure Trails

As of May 5, we are allowed to venture 5 kilometres from our homes. While it might not be the freedom we were hoping for, it’s still something to be grateful for. At times, it can seem as though you are trapped in a tiny bubble with no outlet or creative distraction. It can be […]

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Home-school Challenges

Every single parent in Ireland is struggling with the lack of childcare. That said, the even bigger challenge seems to be home-schooling our children. When having children, never did we imagine that we would be home-schooling. Parents aren’t trained in teaching. We have no degree or even the faintest idea. Parents are feeling a tremendous […]

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