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


October 25, 2017

Mother Hits Back At School After Daughter Punches Boy

Prepare to be surprised and a little heartwarmed. This story of a mother defending her daughter who punched a boy at school is a viral hit – and for good reason. It’s unclear where the story originated, but it’s fair to say that the anecdote has received a lot of […]
October 25, 2017

This Rose Makeup Brush Is A Beauty Must-Have

The rose has always been associated with beauty and romance. Rose oil is highly prized for its beautifying properties and rose petals scattered across a bedspread is the ultimate romantic gesture. Now Penney’s has used the delicate flower for inspiration for its latest beauty accessory. The rose gold makeup brush, […]
October 25, 2017
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How To Solve The Favourite Boob Dilemma

Breastfeeding mums will recognise a common dilemma addressed in a recent podcast. The question of what do you do if your baby prefers one boob over the other? Midwife Cath Curtin explains the reasons behind a favourite boob on Mamamia’s Year One podcast. ‘A lot of women lactate better on […]
October 25, 2017

Healthy Breakfast A Challenge For Four In Ten Parents

Four out of ten Irish parents say they struggle to get their children to eat a healthy breakfast. And the first few weeks after the summer holidays are the most challenging for families trying to get back into a school routine. A survey carried out by Fruit Matters found that […]
October 24, 2017
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One Third Of Irish Children Are Overweight

A new study of global health has found that almost one-third of Irish children are overweight or obese. The research led by the Imperial College London and the World Health Organization has found that obesity levels among children worldwide have risen 10-fold in 40 years. Irish children are the eighth […]
October 24, 2017

Trolley Trolls Judge Mum’s Cart Choices

It seems that mothers can’t do anything these days without being shamed. We’ve seen so many instances where some busybody snaps a pic – without the mother’s permission – and posts it on social media, accompanied by a judgemental comment. The sole purpose of these posts is to judge the […]


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