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Dublin

  • 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
  • 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
  • Ice Skating In Dublin

    Yesterday, we went ice skating in Dublin. The ice was soft and the skates were dull, but the rink was deserted and the Christmas lights were so festive and we had a very enjoyable…

    December 13, 2018
  • Transitioning Home

    I’ve started this post at least five different times in the last few weeks. And each time, before I get a chance to finish it, it’s all out of date and I scrap the…

    September 10, 2018
  • Greetings from Dublin!

    We’re home. When we finally landed after our more than 12 hour journey back to Dublin from my parents’ house in Maine, we looked at each other and said, “We’re home.” We did it.…

    July 13, 2018
  • Sharing Our Most Special Dublin Spots

    Tomorrow we’re filming with a producer friend of mine for her series (I think it’s in its 7th season on TV3 in Ireland!) called Adoption Stories. She asked a few weeks ago if there was a…

    August 1, 2017
  • Family Photos at Malahide Castle in the Cold

    When we were home, my friend Naomi offered to take a few family photos for us. I so wish Naomi had been around for more of Maya’s little life – these are some of the…

    December 8, 2016
  • Well and Truly Irish – I’m an Irish Citizen!

    I applied for my citizenship last summer and finally got to receive my naturalization certificate when we were in Ireland last week! We had originally planned to go to Ireland for Christmas this year, but…

    December 6, 2016
  • Video / Missing Springtime in Dublin

    My friend Nora made this lovely video of seven things to do in Dublin in the springtime. It’s egging on my Dublin homesickness this week, although it’s probably compounded by all the (flood-inducing) rain…

    April 22, 2016
  • Best of Dublin on St. Patrick’s Day!

    Happy St. Patrick’s Day from muggy Houston! It’s so strange not to be in Ireland on Paddy’s Day for the first time in seven years. Not that we’d usually get up to anything special,…

    March 17, 2016