MentalHealthMonday: Sunny Spells & Scattered Showers- BPD, Depression & Family Life

I’m really happy with how this series has been going; the ability to share the stories of others who have experience with mental illness and…

Growing Pains – Hello Terrible Two

The boy is now two. The Terrible Twos. as they’re commonly known, have definitely hit our house.

Diet Coke Chicken, delicious and sinless?

Since starting off my Slimming World Journey, I’ve been experimenting with more cooking in the kitchen – getting rid of the processed food and learning…

Cuts To Mental Health are a Literal Death Sentence

We recently elected a new government, not that you could tell it in looking at our currently defunct parliament. In the 36 days since our…

Joining Slimming World – How I lost 6.5lbs in a week

I’ve been down this road before, I know. This is not my first rodeo with battling with my weight. I’ve documented on this blog my…

Midweek Little Loves : OJ, Blue Jeans and a Lot of Laughter

So, here we are again, mid-week, trying to get to the weekend in one piece. That is until we remember that we’re parents now, so…

Let Them Be Punished? A Fight To Free Safe Legal Abortion

By now, you’ll have heard that Donald Trump is running for President of the United States of America. Unless you’ve been living under a rock…

Ticking “No Religion” on my Census Form

This month, on the 24th of April, every household in Ireland will be filling out the census form. They’ll document every little detail about every…

Game-changing Mama Beauty Products

I’ve never been very good at this hair and beauty thing, it’s not something which came naturally to me as a teenager, or through my…

Two

I officially have a two year old. I’m in a little bit of shock how quickly it’s come around – he’s no longer my teeny…

Talking Motherhood in Irish Country Magazine

Last month I got an email which excited me greatly – I was being asked to be part of Irish Country Magazine’s Women of Ireland…

What My Almost Two Year Old Toddler Wants

The child will be two on Thursday, full on toddler mode, though on any given day he’s going on 15. He’s become a lot more…

Room For Improvement: 5 Essentials for my Dream Home!

I, like the rest of the Nation, was heartbroken to find out that the series of Room to Improve ended last Sunday night after just…

We are Women, Hear Us Roar!

Women, they’re incredible, aren’t they? We live in an age where we strive for equality on every level, and work hard to make sure that…

Splash. And The Macbook Is Gone.

What’s that they say about making plans and the gods laughing at you? I’ve definitely had a few tastes of that over the last few…

Dear Politicians Seeking My Vote…

You’re likely not coming to my door, given the big gate and the secure apartment block, but sure, I’d like you to know my needs…

5 Parenting Bloggers You Shouldn’t Be Missing

They say that to become a better writer, you need to read constantly. Right now, much of my reading is online, as I’ve less time…

22 months

It’s getting ever closer to the tiny man’s second birthday. The fact that I’ve an almost two year old is stranger to nobody than me.…

Pre-Eclampsia: A No Nonsense Guide

When I was pregnant, I saw a lot of my doctors thanks to my blood pressure and I not getting along. In the later stages…

Some Parenting Chatter : Coffee Mornings For Mums in Douglas Court Shopping Centre

Throughout my time writing this blog, I’ve tried to promote events which were on in Cork for parents (and parents to be), things that would…

A Look at My Bookshelf: January Edition

Every year I vow that I will read more as one of my New Years Aspirations. Admittedly, this has become much easier since graduating from…

Hello Tantrum-ville

The boy is not yet two, so in my mind, cannot officially enter the terrible twos. He doesn’t care for this lack of decorum and…

A Stronger Start to the New Year

I can see your eye rolls already. How original, a post about going to the gym in January. If I didn’t know better, I’d roll…

Netflix Rainy Day Watching for January Blues

Oh, the weather outside is… well, it’s bloody awful for the last few weeks, isn’t it? While I consider myself extremely lucky to not have…

15 From ’15 – Roundup of the Year that was!

The very lovely Sadhbh from Where Wishes Come From has this year again obliged with kicking off the linky for a yearly roundup, this year…