Body, Reviews

Aldi’s Feckin’ Fantastic Skin Care Range is Back…

Who bought all the 'Le Mara' in Aldi today?! Meeeeeee! WHEEEEEEE! Having missed the boat a number of times when Aldi's much-lauded hand-harvested antioxidant-rich seaweed range is back as a Special Buy. Let's be clear, yours truly is an absolute sucker for Aldi's Special Buys - kids bedding; toddler travel cot; Avent soothers that don't cost… Continue reading Aldi’s Feckin’ Fantastic Skin Care Range is Back…

Mind

Five Aims: Help the Exercise Bike Fulfil its Life Purpose

Who can believe it's week three of the school year already? Week three and the child hasn't eaten one lunch. Not one bloody lunch that's been slaved over. To save the hassle of cutting heart shaped sandwiches, let's just fast forward to balling the lot into the corner of the lunch box, before impressing one… Continue reading Five Aims: Help the Exercise Bike Fulfil its Life Purpose

Mind, Uncategorized

“It’s 10pm. Do You Know Where Your Children Are?”

Of course, you do, it's only Junior Cert Results night and you've phoned them numerous time already. They're staying in yer one's house and everything is under control. You're not stressed. You know your child and they would not do anything stupid. And sure you can track their phone, no biggie...

Mind, Uncategorized

Can’t Sleep? There’s a 5 Minute Mantra For That…

Rest in natural great sleep. This exhausted mind, beaten helplessly by karma and neurotic thought... and a relentless "to do" list of never-ending all-consuming SHIIIIIIIITTTEE. Assuming you're lucky enough to have children that sleep at night; there is nothing more upsetting than lying in bed, listening to everyone snooze around you. You should be asleep… Continue reading Can’t Sleep? There’s a 5 Minute Mantra For That…

Mind

First Day @ Big School: Things We Learned

"Where are your 'First Day at School' snaps??! Why haven't you posted any??" has been a repeated question over the last week. There's a number of reasons why no "obligatory cute kid in oversized school uniform" pics have been posted to the plethora of social platforms. While the child's Digital Footprint should always be at the… Continue reading First Day @ Big School: Things We Learned

Home, Mind

Living With Anxiety Summed Up In One Image…

I'm often asked what it's like living with anxiety. While there's a rake load of self-help books, Facebook videos, venn diagrams, graphs, works of art, word bombs and more doing the rounds explaining the condition, below is the perfect depiction of what GAD (generalised anxiety disorder) actually feels like... Yep, and there it is... Oooooh, you've… Continue reading Living With Anxiety Summed Up In One Image…