meals, Mealtimes

Mammy’s P*ss Easy Fish Cakes…

In hindsight, that's an unfortunate title, but it's out there now so hey. As an aside; the likelihood of your kids eating large hunks of fish is nil, so consider this a quick dinner that requires minimal assembly. Or you could flake the fish down so they don't notice it, up to you. What will… Continue reading Mammy’s P*ss Easy Fish Cakes…

meals, Mealtimes

A Family That Eats Together; The Importance of a Regular Sit-down Meal…

After we all stop guffawing at the prospect of our kids happily gnawing on such an array of non-frozen foods not swaddled in breadcrumbs; you wouldn't believe how hard it is to find a free stock photo of a dinner table that doesn't include several bottles of wine or someone bending seductively over a pizza.… Continue reading A Family That Eats Together; The Importance of a Regular Sit-down Meal…

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#BackToSchool Usually Only Means One Thing… Lots of Parasite Parties. Of COURSE We Have Tips!

Of course, we're referring to your common head louse – not the litany of 'FUNZONE' birthday parties that will be rammed into every weekend from now until next July. You’ll never forget the first time your kids get lice. It’s cemented more in your memory than the first time you got the little buggers yourself… Continue reading #BackToSchool Usually Only Means One Thing… Lots of Parasite Parties. Of COURSE We Have Tips!

Baby, Mind

10 Things Nobody Tells You About… Being a Parent

The ironic thing about attempting to manage a parenting blog is that you're too busy parenting to manage said parenting blog... On the upside, I've also been busy getting actual work off the back of this blog, so I need to (try to) keep on top of it #ParentingMantra101 Below is an article I wrote… Continue reading 10 Things Nobody Tells You About… Being a Parent

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‘You Should’ve Asked’: Motherhood and The Motherload…

Do you take on the motherload when it comes to "household management"? Do you work, as well as look after all things kid-related, house-related, and meal-related? Do you feel, sometimes, it's just quicker to do it yourself than field the ENDLESS questions? Do you feel like it's killing just a little bit of you as… Continue reading ‘You Should’ve Asked’: Motherhood and The Motherload…

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Have You Ever Left The Child Alone in The Car? Mums Have Been Arrested For That…

I'll put the hand up. It's been done, many times. I know it's "wrong", but if it's pissing rain and you're just nipping in to pay for the petrol after locking them into the car, it makes sense, right? RIGHT?? Wrong. Especially if you live in America. If you're currently judging me as much as… Continue reading Have You Ever Left The Child Alone in The Car? Mums Have Been Arrested For That…

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Red Flags for PND: Something Mammy Wrote for TheJournal.ie

If this sounds familiar, it's because it's something I wrote for this here site about six months ago and The Journal asked me to delve a little deeper into the subject... STEPPING INTO MY GP’s office six weeks after my first child, I would have done anything to be asked: “Are you OK?” Unfortunately, it… Continue reading Red Flags for PND: Something Mammy Wrote for TheJournal.ie

Body, Mealtimes

Stuck in a Chiggen Nugget Loop? Ten Ways to Encourage Healthy Eating…

It's like clockwork. Generally, the darling kiddlywinks will eat a wide range of whatever you have available – mashed broccoli, sliced fruit, diced avocado – gimme, gimme, gimme. And then the toddler diet emerges... your cherished cherub, who used to be so good with their food, will now only eat things that are swaddled in… Continue reading Stuck in a Chiggen Nugget Loop? Ten Ways to Encourage Healthy Eating…