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

Mind, Seasonal

Struggling to Keep Kids Away From Screens this Summer? Here is the Answer…

No, really, this is the answer. Indeed it is another “print it off and stick it on the fridge” offering. Indeed I do need a bigger fridge… If no have no room left on your fridge either, you may want to tape this to the TV or your child’s device instead...

Mind, Seasonal

Working at Home With Kids? Summink Mammy Wrote for TheJournal.ie

For over four years, I've been struggling to work from home with first one and now two kids. On the upside, a few tips have been picked up along with way... ‘SO, HAVE YOU any summer camps booked?’ was the question doing the rounds on the last day of school. When I told my fellow… Continue reading Working at Home With Kids? Summink Mammy Wrote for TheJournal.ie

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Shizzle The 5-Year-Old Said… A Little Mermaid Special

To confirm, I've not been on holidays for three weeks, rather it took a week to recover from the holiday. To put it another way; there are still unpacked suitcases in the bedroom. As ever, it was the firstborn who motivated me to post something. She started banging on about how much she loves Ariel.… Continue reading Shizzle The 5-Year-Old Said… A Little Mermaid Special

Mind, Travel

Mammy’s on Her ‘Holliers’… Sort of…

You may (or may not) have been wondering why there's been no daily post as promised... You may (or may not) have been thinking "See, that yoke can't stick to anything", but please believe me when saying I've been searching desperately (mostly because it means I get some time away from actual mammy duties) for… Continue reading Mammy’s on Her ‘Holliers’… Sort of…