Tag Archive for walk

The High Life

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Our day of the Wild Atlantic ended there in Cong.  Not only is the town quaint and cheery, the forest vast and adventurous, but it is the location of Ashford Castle. Having survived yet another two-hour walk together (our kids may never walk with us again), this was a perfect way to cap off the…

Summer Adventures

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This summer, instead of just trying to take my oldest son to the park every chance I get, I’ve decided to take him on adventures.  He loves the freedom to explore, and is excited about finding something new, instead of the same old playgrounds.  I love the opportunity to get some exercise! We’ve explored the…

Talking and Walking

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My baby is about 18 months old now, and is getting quite chatty.  He’s saying “Bye-bye, Fafa(flowers)” and “Bye, Mama.” He’s trying so hard, I love it.  When we open the front door, he sticks his head out and yells, “Hi!” and he says, “Dada(Dog)… ooo ooo” (monkey sound.  We lost the woof woof sound…

Labor Day

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Happy Labor Day! The word “labor” reminds me of childbirth, and it’s such an amazing experience!  True, it’s hard work, but it isn’t all bad. I’ve done it three times, without pain relief, and here are the top ten things that helped me through it: 1.    Prayer I prayed about the birth throughout my pregnancy…