Blog Awards Ireland 2015 – Longlist

We are delighted to be on the Long list for The Blog Awards Ireland 2015. We are in the category of Education and Science and are amongst great blogs from primary schools and teachers to science for kids blogs to historical learning blogs. Now, the long list is being judged and a short list will be revealed on the 2nd of September. I’ve decided to add a few of my favourite posts here in a little celebration of making the long list. #learningisfun

  1. An Interview with Dr. Emma Haycraft A great interview for anyone worrying about a fussy eater.
  2. My Toddler writes her first recipe writing can start by having a little fun in the kitchen!
  3. Learning to count has never tasted better where maths tastes like cupcakes with smarties on top!
  4. Is it done yet? sound familiar???? Develop a concept of time in the kitchen!
  5. The 5 best things about pasta making building relationships as well as motor skills.

There are so many more so if you like these have a look at the menu tab under posts for much more.



I am the Mum who….

Thanks to Nicola from Simply Homemade for the nomination. It took me a little while but here it is!

I am going to add it to the ‘About Me’ page on my blog.


  • didn’t think I could do 20, but I think I could have kept going…..
  • sits and watches her baby sleep who is not a baby anymore lol! She’s just so angelic.
  • loves cuddles and kisses
  • love saying and hearing I Love You
  • loves playing
  • values role-play
  • dislikes bad language
  • sets off the smoke alarm from time to time
  • loves the smell of baby lotion
  • loves having her feet tickled
  • loves swimming lessons
  • feels all teary at every milestone and achievement
  • is called Mum, Mammy, Mama and Mummy all by my only child! (she’s still scoping for the right one)
  • loves how MT is absorbing a second language and wishes I could do so as easy!
  • tries to be a good role model
  • is raising a professional negotiator
  • wants everything and more for MT
  • loves hanging out with MT
  • misses and worries like I never thought I would
  • is passionate about early childhood education and highly values its importance
  • laughs when I shouldn’t

I now nominate:

Tracey from Mammy’s Kitchen

Jennifer from Speech Therapy Mom

Fiona from Dolly Dowsie

You need to write 20 points following the phrase I am the Mum who….

Have fun!