Keira Knightley this week broke the interweb with her announcement that she has banned her three-year-old daughter Edie from watching The Little Mermaid and Cinderella.
She feels that they teach her …
Next week, our Princess, like so many other Wobblers, will be taking her first steps into the big bad world without Mammy or Daddy.
Now starting Pre-school is not quite …
It’s August; which if you believe the Interweb and the Instafluencers, means it’s practically January already.
So apparently it’s time for Happy New Year already?
Ok, I will …
“She had a good nappy.”
My childhood was spent listening to my Beloved Granny saying this line to my Mum or aunties when they came to collect babies or toddlers from her care.
This column was harder to write than I had anticipated. Why? Because no matter what angle I approached it from, I found myself anticipating the negative comments from other people.
How to dress a Twoublemaker.
Exam season is upon us again.
It seems to come around faster and faster each year, doesn’t it?
If your little darlings are about to do their Junior or Leaving …
N – NAPPIES – sometimes do not do what they say on the tin. Babies like to wait for a nice clean on before they work their poonami. Also, …
A – Z of Mammyhood
A – AIM. Think of the Aims and ideals you have for the perfect rearing of your little cherub, and then lower them. considerably.
I had a conversation last week with my friend who had her first baby at Christmas. He’s gorgeous and while he slept snuggled on top of me, I had to …
“Where do you find the time?”
“How can you be bothered?”
“It can’t be worth that much work?”
I’ve been on stage my whole life, first as an Irish …
I wrote this 3 years ago.
Unfortunately, it seems to be an issue that is never going to go away.
“Symbols are simple. The reason we use symbols is to …
Oh how I do love being at home with my girlies.
Oh how I so looked forward to the Christmas holidays.
Oh how wonderful the 2 weeks away from the …
I LOVE it! I love everything about it. I love the sparkle, the sounds, the smells, the smiles. I love the kindness. I love how it brings out the …
I watched The Apprentice this week and was reminded of this piece from last year.
Turns out that one year on, not only is Mini-Me still the same, but Princess …
A few weeks ago, Donegal Woman columnists, Maria Rushe (The S-Mum) and her husband Emmet (of Rushe Fitness) decided to run a Christmas fundraiser.
The Jack and Jill Foundation and …
“Surviving Christmas,” “Christmas Survival Tips for the Working Mum”, “How to Survive Christmas”…
I googled these last night.
Some of the “advice” online is nothing short of HILARIOUS. …
A letter to the Mammy I watched last week.
Last week, I found myself staring at you.
I couldn’t take my eyes off you.
You were dealing with your little …
I have had a genius idea.
My Princess LOVES Peppa Pork. She loves that fat little pink Piggy to the point that it is becoming quite the obsession. Peppa, …
After the initial business of arriving home with a new Baby, comes a quiet and calm, that can be lovely and much needed.
However, a few weeks or months, or …