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

Baby, Body, Mind

Ever Tried Baby Feet Facials?

At the risk of coming across a bit weird(er); just wanted to share an activity that I've been partaking in for the last year that brings immense joy. You will need one thing - a baby with feet. Preferably one not covered in shit. Obviously, it goes without saying, but this baby must be your… Continue reading Ever Tried Baby Feet Facials?

Baby, Body, Reviews, Uncategorized

Baby Got Nappy Rash? Here’s a Surprising Revelation…

WARNING: This article contacts graphic images of an abominable poo-bomb - hence why your eyes are presently being treated to this pristine pink flurry of (wildly unrealistic) loveliness ... Drink it in. What follows isn't pretty. So, the baby is teething. Badly. For the last 4 weeks running, our morning alarm involves a wailing baby,… Continue reading Baby Got Nappy Rash? Here’s a Surprising Revelation…

Home, Mind, Reviews

Five Kids’ Films To Get You Through The Summer…

The original title was "Five Kids' Films That Don't Make Me Want to Claw Out My Own Eyes and Stuff Them In My Ears (yet)", but you have to think of Google rankings.  Last summer, it was Frozen, Barney, various Dora DVDs *smacks head off desk*, Bob The Builder, Frozen, Toy Story 3 (apart from… Continue reading Five Kids’ Films To Get You Through The Summer…

Home, Memes, Mind

Memes Of The Week: Cats, Psych Meds, and Keira Knightly…

The 'Happiness Engineers' of WordPress are finding the aforementioned bug fix rather tricky, so they've advised me to crop the images and link to Facebook, which isn't a pain in the hole at all. The aim is to have near never-ending scroll of mirth, merriment, hilarity etc. However, in the interim, here's a mere smattering… Continue reading Memes Of The Week: Cats, Psych Meds, and Keira Knightly…

Home, Reviews

Wineport Lodge – Frazzled Parents Need to Go.

And this deal makes it possible... Imagine waking up to this of a morning. You may be bleary-eyed from the flood of fancy gins Wineport Lodge have in their arsenal (pleasedrinkresponsibly etc etc), but it wouldn't be long before the breeze from the Shannon gently blasts the cobwebs from the brain. Last weekend, myself and… Continue reading Wineport Lodge – Frazzled Parents Need to Go.