No is a complete sentence.
You can say NO to things without having to add explanation.
Add a ‘thanks’ if you wish, but only if you want to,
I hereby banish ye to the shelves of yesteryear, where one’s shoes with pointy toes and heels to one’s armpits are forever more sentenced to sit gathering dust.
We’re all feeling it aren’t we?
I don’t think there is anyone on this green isle right now who can honestly say that this 87th Lockdown isn’t hurting a bit.
What a week it’s been eh?
We’re all feeling a bit incredulous really. This past few days, it’s felt like we are slowly sliding into chaos once again.
We’re trying …
“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. I fear …
1. I shall never shout at my child:
Oh, you will, you know!
Actually, it’s more a case of shouting at yourself really, because if you are having to shout at …
Aren’t you lucky you have a job?
Aren’t you lucky you have your health?
Aren’t you lucky you can work from home?
Aren’t you lucky you don’t have to…fill in …
Mammy likes rollercoasters. I like theme parks.
But we’ve all been landed into a theme park that we had not planned to visit, and it seems that we all have …
Every year, I teach Robert Frost’s ‘The Road Not Taken’, whether it’s on the course or not.
I love it. And I love passing his wisdom on to my students. …
We’re all so looking forward to the lockdown being over and to returning to “normal”… but I’ve been wondering how much of this we will eventually miss.
Now, don’t get me wrong. …
WHISPERS ON THE WIND
Two little sisters played on the beachAnd just when their parents had stepped out of reach,Wee Sis asked Big Sis in quiet hushed words,“What’s …
“Where do you find the time?”
“How can you be bothered?”
“It can’t be worth that much work?”
Here we go again!
I’ve been on stage my whole life, …
Recently, the Dolly Parton challenge’ circulated Instagram where everyone posted four different images; How they look on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Tinder.
Each showed how their profile picture on …
“Your Mammy doesn’t work.” or “Your Mammy doesn’t have a real job”.
I remember hearing this a few times as a child and as a teenager.
I remember not thinking …
I’m not one for New Year’s Resolutions. You all know that I hate the ‘New Year, New You’ rhetoric. I hate the constant stream of “You need to change” and “You …
Tis the season for bling and rings and it’s our wedding anniversary so I’m wedding on the brain!
The Him and I got married on a Wednesday, over Christmas in …
Before the onslaught of New Year, New You Bullshit starts, let me remind you of a few things…
Yes, January 1st is an obviously good starting point for new beginnings …
As the season of festive joy and frollicks descends upon us, so too can the stresses and responsibilities of trying to everyone happy.
So remember, No is a complete sentence.
I do hope that we all woke up bright eyed and bushy tailed this morning. It’s time to repost Mammy’s rules for surviving the Christmas party (which unfortunately Mammy …
It’s the weekend of Toy Shows and trees for many…So I am posting my Christmas Survival Guide for the Mary of the Poppins types…
“Surviving Christmas,” “Christmas Survival Tips …
When a 6 year old asks a question, sometimes, it makes us think. We begin by explaining it to her in the simplest terms possible, and in doing so, sometimes …