Beach Trip Tips

The good weather this weekend and the easing of restrictions meant that the boys and I could hop in the car and hit the road to get some beach time in lovely old Miltown Malbay; Spanish Point beach is our fave. My parents live 10 minutes away from there so we have become pro’s at…

Will the Real Me Please Stand Up…

Hi, my name is… Huh? My name is… who? My name is… Tikka tikka… I’m Mommy… I really hope you read that while rapping Eminem in your head!! I tuned in to an Insta Live with @themammyblog.ie and @lisa_nolan.ie this evening in which they were discussing Maternal Mental Health… and how it is about so…

Being “Good” to Yourself vs Being “Kind” to Yourself

What’s the difference I hear you ask? Are they not the same thing? I have come to realise lately that no, they are not the same thing. I love a good excuse to be “good” to myself. What that means to me is usually over-eating foods that I FECKIN LOVE but that are no good…

Big Kids Small Handbag

I have graduated at last! Nope, not a new piece of paper, or new letters after my name… Much more exciting than that! A new handbag! A nice small handbag. For almost 6 years now I have been a mother, and by default I have also been a glorified sherpa. For a mother of small…

The Day That Changed My Life

Hey guess what! I finished a book! Actually I finished two books but the amazing thing is that I managed to finish one at all! One busy week of reading back in March got me to the end of Caitlin McBride’s truly great book “The Day That Changed My Life”. It’s a really warm, inspiring…