Why I’m Happy to Take a Stand Against the Bad People

Scheenagh Harrington loves being a parent, even when she doesn’t. And anyone who wants to mess with her family had better watch out. Seriously…   I know the picture-postcard version of how la vie en France is supposed to go: the stone cottage set in acres of rolling hills; summer evenings spent sipping wine and […]

The Best Part of Parenting? A Trip to the Beach!

Scheenagh Harrington looks back on a family day out and why experience counts for a lot when you’re a parent. But not in the way you might think…   We’re a family of two adults and three children; aged 8, 4 and 8 months respectively, so at least two of the smaller people are fairly […]

Why Being Apart Means Summer Fun for All

Scheenagh Harrington isn’t rich or famous, and is happy with that, even if she does find it odd to be writing this in the third person. She is currently having an amazing time in the south of France, where life has thrown some serious curve balls in the past five years and so far, she’s […]

We don’t get all the fuss surrounding school-run stress

Scheenagh Harrington admits to feeling just a teeny bit smug about being able to get the kids to school on time in a morning… Our morning routine involves having Sky News on the telly in the background as we all get ready for school. But today, while cooking porridge for five, I overheard a news […]