Turning 40 – could I have finally started to grow up?

So I turned 40 this week… copenhagen_40_co2

I am not sure where the last ten years went but I know they have been busy with motherhood, marriage, readjusting to a life outside Dublin, and did I mention motherhood? I have evolved from footloose and fancy free to no respite and responsibilities.

Here are a few things I have noticed about myself and my coming of age…. have I finally grown up?  (more…)


Conversations that make you go “AGGGGHHHHHHHHHHH”

The coffee is poured, the kids all playing nicely, my sisters and I start a conversation and then a little person sidles up all affectionate. Nothing quite like a polite little fella saying excuse me… once… maybe twice…  (more…)