Going Back To My Roots with Origin Hair

I’ve been blonde for about six years now. After a bad breakup, I decided to change things up and have, for the most part, stuck…

5 Things I Have Been Doing To Up My Pinterest Game

Lately I’ve been looking a lot at the different ways people get traffic towards their blogs. I’ve been doing this for three years, and feel…

13 Questions I’ve Got Watching PJ Masks

Paw Patrol has been shoved to the back burner. These days we’re all about PJ Masks. Or CD Mac, dependent on how much he feels…

5 Audiobooks Every Woman Should Listen To Today

As a child, I was a complete bookworm. So much so, that when I got lost in shops, the first place to look was the…

Thoughts I Have On Disney Movies As An Adult

Disney movies were a key part of my childhood, like that of many children. I spent hours watching, singing along and playing pretend with friends…

More Affordable Childcare- What IS Available?

Childcare is often declared to be the second mortgage of many homes. Personally, it makes up almost as much as our rent per month, and…

Visit Ireland’s Historical Gems for FREE – Historic Days Out for All The Family

Getting to see Ireland’s gems of historical sites is definitely something I want to do more of. Being able to drive now has opened up…

Keeping Kids Entertained This Summer with Cork City Library

Ah, the school holidays are upon us. There’s a whole lot less traffic in the mornings, the skies are (mostly) blue and there are kids…

Struggling with Being Financially Dependent

“Love Many, Trust Few, Always Paddle Your Own Canoe”. That’s a phrase my dad repeated through my childhood. It makes sense, keeping your own sense…

1 Tip Every Parent Needs To Know If Their Kids Use Snapchat

Childhood and teen years are somewhat through a different lens these days. The impact of introducing technology into their hands at a young age has…

Talking Perinatal Mental Health with INFANT

If you’ve read this blog before, you’ll know that I’m passionate about the topic of mental health and in particular postnatal mental health. It’s something…

Father’s Day Last Minute Gifts He Is Sure To Love

Argh, it’s rolled around again. I could have sworn there was a whole other week left before Father’s Day, but no, here it is, this…

Mental Health, Terminations and Irish Law: When Are We Getting Our Shit Together?

  Another day, another horrific tale in the news. It’s unfortunately part of life in Ireland in 2017. In the last few years, the topics…

Why Self Care Is So Important For Mums – And 5 Things To Do To Make …

Late last year, I started seeing a therapist. It was after my return to work (I’ve since been out again), and I wasn’t coping particularly…

15 Cardinal Sins Of Visiting New Mum & Babies  

When your friend or family member has had a new baby, it’s natural to want to see them and their new bundle in the early…

Laminating Baby Scans – What You Should Know Beforehand, and Alternative Ways To Display Your …

We all have little memory trinkets that we want to keep. Some people keep baby books, others keep shoeboxes full of memories. In the modern…

Handsome Devils and HomeMade Dinners: My May Little Loves

It’s almost the end of May. We’ve managed to survive another month which included some solo parenting, while D has been away. I’m grateful that the…

The A to Z Guide To Parenting a Three Year Old

I’ve got a three year old little boy. He’s a proper little boy these days, absolutely no baby left. We got through the “Terrible Twos”…

Netflix Downloads have made travelling with kids SO much easier

If you’ve got a long journey ahead of you travelling with kids, you’ll know that it’s tough to keep them amused throughout. On our journeys…

April Snapshot : A Look At Last Month in the BadMammy House

It’s 1 May – which means that April is all over and done with. It’s Bank Holiday Monday, E is staying in his grannys, and…

Easter At Rathwood – The Experience

In the run up to Easter, it’s been great to see a load of kid-centric activities to fill up the holidays popping up. Egg hunts,…

Easter Activities for Kids In Cork this Midterm, April 2017

The school holidays are here, so it’s time to get out of the house to beat the cabin fever. If you’ve not got kids in…

13 Reasons Why You Need To Bingewatch 13 Reasons Why

Binge-watching and Netflix go hand in hand, it’s an inevitability. The level of new content they’re creating of late is fantastic. It’s a great platform…

He’s Three – A Snapshot of My Little Boy’s Life on his Birthday

On the 24th of March 2014, I became a mother. At 7.05 am, my son was born by emergency caesarean section. Since that moment, my…

Trigger Warnings: Are We Too Snowflake, or is Preventing Trauma right?

I keep hearing about my generation, Generation Snowflake. We’re all very easily offended, supposedly. We get “triggered”. We can’t cope with the harsh realities of…