Things we’ve learned swimming… (1)

My buddy Gráinne and I have just done our first season of swimming through winter and it’s been a blast!  We built a 70 odd strong group for Wicklow Bluetits, which we decided to leave to return to our roots of a smaller more intimate group of friends for our daily swims.   We get askedContinue reading “Things we’ve learned swimming… (1)”

Letting 2020 be…

When the news broke of another lock-down last night my hubby convinced us to get our warm gear on and we went to the beach to howl at the moon and let it all out (yip there were many expletives too!).   It’s been difficult watching my 12 year old and 15 year old struggle againstContinue reading “Letting 2020 be…”

Mental Health In Irish Schools

I’ve posted on social media recently about my oldest daughter’s TY project to run a Mental Health Fair in her Transition Year (4th year) in school this year. Aisling was inspired by two things: 1) our own family struggle with her younger sister’s anxiety and the experience we had with her then school in gettingContinue reading “Mental Health In Irish Schools”