Mind, Seasonal

Struggling to Keep Kids Away From Screens this Summer? THIS 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

Mind, Seasonal, Uncategorized

Snowed In? Tips To Help Cabin Fever With Kids

Lads, this is even worse than Christmas because you physically can't leave AND they don't have new toys to occupy them. We've been pretty much housebound since Wednesday morning, apart from a failed tobogganing attempt that afternoon which ended with much wailing from all parties involved. While the requests for Netflix/TV/screens in general, are incessant… Continue reading Snowed In? Tips To Help Cabin Fever With Kids

Seasonal, Travel

Storm Emma – #ThingsYouNeedToKnow: Travel, Curfews & Helpful Sites

National emergency dudes broadcasting live on RTE's One O'Clock News stating there will be no buses in Dublin tomorrow, no Darts/Luas from around Midday, and we're all to be home from 4pm until Friday afternoon. Things just got serious... And there I was fretting about the teenagers launching snowballs at the 4-year-old. As the country will… Continue reading Storm Emma – #ThingsYouNeedToKnow: Travel, Curfews & Helpful Sites

Mind, Reviews, Seasonal

Acceptable in the 80s: 10 Halloween traditions that wouldn’t be invented today

Cast your mind back... to a time of bin bags, pillowcases and 'going around the houses' with a herd of other 9-year-olds in the dark of night accepting nuts off strangers and setting fire to shit. Happy memories. Anyone of a certain vintage will remember the below traditions fondly, the rest of you - you haven't lived!… Continue reading Acceptable in the 80s: 10 Halloween traditions that wouldn’t be invented today