Living With The Twoligan

I live with a dictator. Things are rarely on my terms, but on those of the short angry man I live with. His physical force…

Postnatal Depression & Becoming Mompreneur #MHMonday

Monday rolls around again so quickly, and with it, another chapter of the Mental Health Monday’s series rolls with it. I could really empathise with…

MentalHealthMonday: Single Parent Pessimist & Anxiety

After a week’s break, Mental Health Monday is back! This week, the lovely Claire of Confessions of a Single Parent Pessimist has allowed me to…

Friday’s Five: Mental Health Resources Online

Things have moved on greatly since my teenage years and since 2010, when I was diagnosed with depression.The world seems to have become a much…

Mental Health Monday: Anxiety & Love of Living

Happy Monday! To kickstart another week, I’m continuing the series of Mental Health Mondays with a contribution from a very lovely lady, Tracey who writes…

Mental Health Monday: Looking For Blue Sky

This week’s Mental Health Monday post comes from a blogger who I’ve followed for quite a while, the lovely Looking For Blue Sky. She writes…

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…

Mental Health Monday: KateTakes5 talks panic attacks

Since it’s Monday, that means it’s time for the Mental Health Monday series! It’s been going really well so far, with lots of amazing people…

Mental Health Monday: The Airing Cupboard

For the second week of this Mental Health Monday series, the lovely Suzy from The Airing Cupboard is sharing her tale of suffering from anxiety.…

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…

Mental Health Monday : Beating Myself Into A Dress

To kick off this blog series all about mental health experiences by parents, I’ve got a blogger whose telling of her experiences was not only…

Mental Health Monday : A New Blog Series

I’ve written before a few times on this blog about my struggles with mental health, and in particular with postnatal depression. It’s a topic which…

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…

The Black Dog at the Christmas Table

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. It’s a time of love and joy and everyone is happy and smiling and nothing could possibly…

My Happy Place – with Independent.ie “Mind Yourself” campaign.

Last week I spotted a request from a journalist with Independent.ie, asking for bloggers to talk about their “happy place”, as part of their Mind…

Like Magazine: Talking About Mental Health

Through blogging, I have discovered the power of talking about mental health and how it can not only help me to let it out, but…

A Year On: PND and me.

Almost a year ago, I started writing a piece for this blog that I wasn’t sure about writing but knew it had to come out.…

Being Enough

This week I turned twenty four. An age that I used to think would be one where I’d have my life together, all figured out.…

Setting My Child Up For Failure; A Rant

When my child was five months old, I gave in to common sense and made a visit to my GP where I was diagnosed with…

How To Survive Your Junior Cert/ Leaving Cert Exams and Keep Your Sanity Intact

It is that time of year again. Summer is winking at us around the corner and despite the apocalyptic weather at the weekend, I’m feeling…

Moods of Motherhood: Post Natal, you bitch.

Post Natal Depression is a bitch. There, I said it. I’ve thrown down my gauntlet and I refuse to be nice about her anymore –…

My friend, the Black Dog – My Journey Through PostNatal Depression

In internet circles, I find myself surrounded by some of the most amazing inspiring people on a day to day basis. I interact with them…