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emily

  • Dublin With Kids: Newbridge House And Farm

    I will be the first to admit that we had a rough and long winter. Maya and I were sick a ton, we weren’t used to proper winter, and the kids’ schedules meant that…

    July 20, 2019
  • Dublin With Kids: Deer Park Rhododendrons

    We picked possibly the worst hour of the whole spring to head up to Deer Park to see the rhododendrons in bloom this summer. It was Ireland’s once yearly thunder storm, so our wander…

    June 17, 2019
  • Tang: A Dublin Brunch Spot We Love

    Michael and I haven’t managed to get out in the evening very much this year, but last weekend we decided we needed to start trying out new babysitters. Our kids are used to our…

    June 14, 2019
  • Sharing Our Adoption Story On The Radio

    Michael and I dropped the kids with their uncle and grandpa early yesterday morning and headed across town to be on the radio! We were contacted by a researcher at the Tubridy Show on RTE…

    May 28, 2019
  • Hiking With Toddlers 101

    I’ve gotten a bunch of questions, especially on Instagram, about hiking with our two kids. So here’s what we’ve learned! I bought two hiking backpacks on secondhand sites (I’m a huge fan of Facebook…

    February 26, 2019
  • House Projects On Deck

    A friend asked me the other day whether our house in Dublin was finished. Well, sort of. When we moved in we obviously did a ton of work before we moved in. It made…

    February 12, 2019
  • Delightful Dublin With Kids / The Dead Zoo

    I’m still really early in exploring Dublin with my kids, and I’ll blame that mostly on nap schedules and Dublin traffic which has increased astronomically in since we last lived here. I’m not quite…

    February 6, 2019
  • Three North Dublin Playgrounds That Are Great

    Maya and Noah are the perfect ages for playgrounds, and we are lucky that there are some incredible playgrounds that are a short trip away from us. I will never tire of a seaside…

    February 4, 2019
  • Taking Them To The Beach / Winter Edition

    If there is one place our entire family loves, perhaps more than anywhere else at any given time, it’s the beach. It makes each one of us so happy to be out in the…

    February 2, 2019
  • Rent Our Dublin Home For July

    It’s hard to believe we’re talking about the summer when it’s still very much the thick of winter, but such has become our expat life. Michael’s littlest brother is getting married this summer in…

    January 31, 2019