Things I just didn’t expect as a parent

Rightly or wrongly there were many things I expected to happen when I found out I was gonna be a parent. Well 5 and a half years into it, I can safely say there are way more things I just didn’t expect as a parent! I think it’s fair to say that becoming a parent…

Irish Independent Article

Do modern-day mums and dads have it tougher than their own parents? Now that’s a tough one! It was however the exact question I was asked by fellow blogger & best-selling author Jen Hogan when she contacted me to asked if I would like to contribute to an article she was writing for the Irish…

The day I broke my TV duck

Oh yeah. TV Debut – CHECK! ‘The day I broke my TV duck‘ – I like the sound of that!!! What an amazing experience. Wednesday 28th July ’17 will stick in my head for a long time. Blogging Goals Like every blogger, after a while I wrote down a number of major goals I hoped…

The day I broke my Radio duck!

Holy Feckin Moly !!!! The reaction to my appearance on The Anton Savage Show on TodayFM last Thursday (25th Aug ’16) has been nothing short of phenomenal. Thank you to every single one of you who has sent in messages & tweets of support – so much so in fact that, it’s Saturday night and I’m…

Live on The Anton Savage Show Today FM

So The Stented Papa is making his radio debut – yep, that’s right, I’ll be a guest live with Anton Savage this Thursday (25th) August talking about being a Stay At Home Dad – happy days! With the changes to paternity leave due to take place from September, I was contacted and asked if I’d…

Why won’t she eat…..anything?!!!

Arrrrrrrgggggggghhhhhhhhhh – my bloody nerves !!!! I’m guessing we are not the only parents experiencing this issue but for me it’s now a problem. So I’m hoping anyone out there with some advice will get involved with this please so we can all benefit from it. Nip#1 has recently turned 4. And she is eating…

He Said / She Said #1

  UPDATE 18/09/16: Delighted to say this post has been selected as the featured post on #AnythingGoes linky on my first time linking up with Debbie (Random Musings) & Janet (Rambles, Rants and Writings) so thank you very much guys! Check out my featured badge 🙂   UPDATE 10/07/16: I’m so happy to say this…

Reasons why I feckin deserve my bottle of wine….on a Wednesday

Holy Jesus, today has tested my patience like no other day – it’s only 11am and I’ve already told myself ‘Fuck it, I’m having (& deserve) a bottle of wine tonight’. Couldn’t care less that it’s only a Wednesday and don’t care (right now) how it’s going to make me feel tomorrow, all I know…