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…

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

Baby, Body, Travel

Anyone Ever Offered You a Perch While Pregnant? The Great Seat Debate…

Everyone's experience of being pregnant on public transport during rush hour is unique to them, this is just mine by way of a gauge. In a word... it was disappointing. Speaking as someone with two older sisters, one of which had to make the daily rush hour commute twice a day until 38 weeks pregnant,… Continue reading Anyone Ever Offered You a Perch While Pregnant? The Great Seat Debate…

Mind, Travel

Surviving Ophelia: Ten Things to Consider This Morning

Yesterday was like Christmas Eve... Not taking the eerie silence into account; bread, batteries and booze were filling most shopping trollies hurtling around the shop I was in. A poor cashier at one point roared at her manager "Ah JAYSIS Johnny, make it stop, it's bedlam in here!" We've been advised not to go outside… Continue reading Surviving Ophelia: Ten Things to Consider This Morning

Mind, Reviews, Travel

Going to Tayto Park? A Few Things You Should Know

After drowning in a suspension of despair for most of last week (meds not working/ hormones/cabin fever/full moon/who knows), I'd promised an AMAZING weekend to the 4-year-old on Saturday as she'd been housebound for all eternity. The only thing getting her (and me by extension) through the week was tunnel vision regarding a fun fair.… Continue reading Going to Tayto Park? A Few Things You Should Know

Baby, Home, Travel

Top Tips for Travelling With Kids

Sometimes, before an article is written, I casually ask the Mammy's Whatsapp group for additional pointers regarding a certain topic. The first bit of feedback received was off a mammy of three, who kept things typically succinct with the following nuggets - "Assume your partner is an imbecile. Check the dates on the passports." If only… Continue reading Top Tips for Travelling With Kids