Because it’s not all it’s cracked up to be


August 22, 2016

Don’t Mind Me, I’m Just Having A ‘Mumtrum’

Mumtrum: Definition: Mother in danger of Losing Her Grip after encounter with small children (usually her own). I recently visited Dublin Zoo with my husband and our two year old daughter. I spent the previous evening carefully planning snacks, clothes, footwear etc. It’s fair to say I was feeling all kinds […]
August 18, 2016

8 Mummy Facts You May Not Have Known

1. Pooh Finger. I’ve spent many days haunted by the faint smell of baby pooh that I just couldn’t figure out where it was coming from. Repeated hand washing and smelling of baby’s bum turned up nothing. At the end of the day, a tiny, tiny residual dot of excrement […]
August 16, 2016

Baby Mummy Types – Which Are You?

My relatively short time as a mum has been a steep learning curve. As I spluttered snot and pure joy over my newborn baby girl almost three and a half years ago, I was unwittingly flung in to a crazy world I never knew existed and quite frankly, didn’t bargain […]
August 14, 2016

I’ve A Baby To Get Into This Car, Dammit

As most humans are aware, (non BMW drivers), evolution has been kind enough to provide us with mother and child parking spots. But sadly these tend to exist only outside shopping centres or supermarkets which leads me to my ever-recurring scenario. I park up in the local car park with […]
July 28, 2016

Which Is The ‘Correct’ Card To Choose For My 10-Year-Old Son?

Last week i stood in Easons beside the card section, trying to choose a card for my son. In my hand was one I had already chosen that had “Happy Birthday, Son” written on the front of it and something sentimental that Iliked on the inside. However, I was still […]
July 23, 2016

Hey, Shops. Stop Bombarding My Children With Free Sweets

Why is it OK to give kids free sweets everywhere? First of all, there’s so much talk about childhood obesity, that even Mary from countryside should be aware. It angers me so much when random people give my son sweets without asking me. It happens everywhere! Today it happened in […]


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