• I don’t know what’s wrong with my child… (and an almost magic bullet)

    If you’re a parent, I need you to read this post. And then I need you to share it with every parent you know. Not because it’s particularly well written, or because I’m trying to build my blog readership. And not because I’m being paid […]

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  • Joy Pockets

    It’s Friday, it’s Joy Pockets – haven’t done them for ages! Apologies for it being so quiet round here on the writing front, I have been up to my eyes editing The Rainbow Way. It’s nearly, nearly done, my part of it, any way, before […]

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  • Bringing Spring In

    We have been bringing spring in – in our craft, the flowers on our nature table… Spring, welcome to the Pink House! We’ve been waiting for you! Come on in (she threaded the big string of rainbow beads all by herself this morning!) We’re getting […]

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  • Through the ice window

    It has been bitterly cold outside here, spring may have sprung, and the flowers are up, but yesterday the polar wind was howling right down from the north, and so we snuggled up warm in front of the fire with a movie, and watched the […]

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  • Happy Birthday Dear Book Baby

    Moon Time is one! As my first book baby celebrates her first baby she is really standing on her own feet and I am one very proud mama. She has sold over 500 copies, putting her in the top 1% of self-published books. Sales are […]

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  • 1 Labyrinth Of Sand 2

    Labyrinths of Sand

    Circling inwards, eyes down, the sweeping lines of the labyrinth guide me. Though my mind wants to make sense of it, and plan ahead, I quieten it down. All I need is trust: follow the pattern, go with the flow.   My feet follow the […]

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  • A Virtual Mother Blessing

    This post is one of a series of posts from the Irish Parenting Bloggers to welcome two baby girls to two of our Irish Blogger Mamas,  Lisa and Aine, and is also dedicated to two other mamas who are close to my heart and due any day […]

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  • The Gathering: A Hundred Thousand Welcomes to the Land of Broken Dreams

    2013. The year of The Gathering. “The what?”, I hear you ask, if you’re not from these climes… The Gathering… “Cead mile failte.” The traditional Irish greeting of a hundred thousand welcomes is being proffered by the Irish tourist board and government, as an initiative […]

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  • Singing in the background

    I had a call out of the blue two days ago. A US publicity company wanting to sell their extortionate services to me as a self published author. Don’t you want to get your message out to a wider audience? The robot-like calls rep wanted […]

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  • Buried treasure: The Thought Birds

    I am tired. I am busy. I have sick kiddies, again. It’s moon time. It’s raining….For all these reasons and the fact that I have a dozen drafts that I can’t knock into shape, instead I am unearthing buried treasure from the Dreaming Aloud archives […]

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