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Emily and James are most popular baby names of 2016 2 years ago

Emily and James are most popular baby names of 2016

It looks like tradition won out in 2016 when it came to naming children in Ireland, as the tumultuous events of the year failed to influence parents’ decision-making. No baby …
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Happy New Year Ladybelles 2 years ago

Happy New Year Ladybelles

By  •  Mammy

New Year, New You?

Rubbish.

You’re already FABLIS just as you are.

We don’t NEED to change things, or buy products or fads, or start things just because it’s …
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Donegal kids upset by non-hatching Hatchimals 2 years ago

Donegal kids upset by non-hatching Hatchimals

By  •  Mammy

There were many children excited to see a Hatchimal under the tree on Christmas morning, but reports of non-hatching toys and a variety of other malfunctions have come from disappointed …
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Thoroughly Modern Mammy – Christmas: the Musical 2 years ago

Thoroughly Modern Mammy – Christmas: the Musical

By  •  Mammy

Christmas.

It’s finally here. The big one. What we’ve been working towards. The performance. The show.

Christmas is like putting together a musical: you decide on the show, get …
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Six realistic rules for mammies at Christmas 2 years ago

Six realistic rules for mammies at Christmas

By  •  Mammy

I just spent half an hour reading articles and blogs on “How to Survive Christmas” and “Top tips for Mums at Christmas”… and ooooooh how I giggled.  

It’s true …
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This comedian mimics every Irish mammy at Christmas 2 years ago

This comedian mimics every Irish mammy at Christmas

By  •  Mammy

If you are a mammy yourself, or you’re in a house with an Irish mammy this Christmas, there are a few things they seem to do that you might have …
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Thoroughly Modern Mammy – Colour and Ducks 2 years ago

Thoroughly Modern Mammy – Colour and Ducks

By  •  Mammy

“Your eye is the one absolutely beautiful thing. I want to fill it with color and ducks, the zoo of the new.”

As an English teacher, I find that some …
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Keep calm and visit Silent Sensory Santa 2 years ago

Keep calm and visit Silent Sensory Santa

One thing on the list for many families this Christmas is a visit to Santa’s grotto. But for children with autism and sensory processing difficulties it can become a stressful …
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Video: This Donegal mammy will make you laugh and cry 2 years ago

Video: This Donegal mammy will make you laugh and cry

By  •  Mammy

One Donegal mammy had the shock of her life when her daughter surprised her by coming home for Christmas.

The growing trend of children coming home early for Christmas and …
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This trending baby names list reflects a strange 2016 2 years ago

This trending baby names list reflects a strange 2016

By  •  Mammy

There have been many events that stood out this year – from Brexit to the US Presidential elections, from celebrity deaths to sporting events – and such stories have influenced people as …
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Letterkenny mum sets up the perfect tree for kids 2 years ago

Letterkenny mum sets up the perfect tree for kids

She has taken away the spiky decorations and glass baubles, and replaced them with a collection of soft festive teddies. Santas, penguins, owls and gingerbread men hang from the branches, and …
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Suds and Sauvignon 2 years ago

Suds and Sauvignon

By  •  Mammy

Don’t you just love to have Bubble Baths?

Every so often, I leave The Him to deal with the baby monitor, disappear into the bathroom, (remove all the toys from …
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How to get your ‘Bleeping’ baby to sleep 2 years ago

How to get your ‘Bleeping’ baby to sleep

It’s no surprise that Emma Pollard’s book title is censored. Donegal Woman spoke with her over the phone this week ahead of the release, and she really doesn’t hold back …
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Una Healy’s inner Irish mammy comes out when discovering what her son did… 2 years ago

Una Healy’s inner Irish mammy comes out when discovering what her son did…

Una Healy, formerly of The Saturdays, posted a hilarious video last night of her adorable toddler enjoying some chocolate cake that was presumably left at the edge of the counter, …
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Am I a good mammy? 2 years ago

Am I a good mammy?

By  •  Mammy

Life is one big learning curve.

Motherhood is the biggest one of all.

Actually, it’s more a “Learning Circle” than a curve really isn’t it? Because a curve has an …
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Fancy some TLC? Come along to Parentstop’s free pamper morning 2 years ago

Fancy some TLC? Come along to Parentstop’s free pamper morning

Parentstop have organised a free morning of relaxation for parents, grandparents, and carers of children.

The morning will include free pamper tasters, including shiatsu, reflexology, hand massage, mini facials, make …
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Winter fashion for your little darlings 2 years ago

Winter fashion for your little darlings

By  •  Mammy, Style

“Little girls are precious gifts, wrapped in love serene. Their dresses tied with sashes and futures tied with dreams.”

With this quote in mind, Donegal Woman is taking a look …
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Christmas toy ideas to make your little darlings rejoice 2 years ago

Christmas toy ideas to make your little darlings rejoice

By  •  Christmas, Mammy

When Christmas morning rolls around, the sparkle of excitement in children’s eyes is something very special. Both children young and old love receiving toys at Christmas, whether it be from …
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The sky is the limit for these two Donegal dolls 2 years ago

The sky is the limit for these two Donegal dolls

By  •  Mammy, News

Donegal based company Lottie Dolls have been nominated in the prestigious 2017 Toy of the Year Awards (TOTY) also known as the “Oscars” of the toy industry.

Lottie has been …
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S-Mum is a Thoroughly Modern Mammy 2 years ago

S-Mum is a Thoroughly Modern Mammy

By  •  Mammy

Want to know the Secrets of S-Mum?

Well.

The secret is…

THERE IS NO SECRET! There IS NO MAGIC PILL that turns you into a Practically Perfect in Every way …
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