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Meet the Inishowen mammies who are serving up tea, toast and friendly chats 2 days ago

Meet the Inishowen mammies who are serving up tea, toast and friendly chats

These six Inishowen mothers have launched Tea & Toast, a new slice of the local mammy wellness movement inspired by Counsellor Sarah Barr. The group began in Buncrana last month …
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Thoroughly Modern Mammy – 24 hour Mammy, working 9 to 5! 4 days ago

Thoroughly Modern Mammy – 24 hour Mammy, working 9 to 5!

By  •  Mammy

“Where do you find the time?”

“How can you be bothered?”

“It can’t be worth that much work?”

Musicals.

I’ve been on stage my whole life, first as an Irish …
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Thoroughly Modern Mammy – The Universal Symbol that isn’t working 2 weeks ago

Thoroughly Modern Mammy – The Universal Symbol that isn’t working

By  •  Mammy

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 …
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Thoroughly Modern Mammy – The Logic of a Child 3 weeks ago

Thoroughly Modern Mammy – The Logic of a Child

By  •  Mammy

The logic of a child eh?

I wish I had it sometimes. My almost 6-year-old has it sussed. If I have it, it’s mine. If Daddy won’t buy it, I’ll …
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Pregnant women invited to local breastfeeding preparation class 3 weeks ago

Pregnant women invited to local breastfeeding preparation class

By  •  Mammy

A HSE Antenatal Breastfeeding Preparation Class will take place in Letterkenny this month for all pregnant woman, their partners and interested family members.

The class, taking place on Friday 23rd February, will offer practical information on various aspects of breastfeeding.


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Thoroughly Modern Mammy – Some Time, Sometimes 4 weeks ago

Thoroughly Modern Mammy – Some Time, Sometimes

By  •  Mammy

Mammy wrote this poem on Wednesday after a few days of emotional news, both good and bad.  I found myself looking at my girls, wondering how on earth I could …
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Thoroughly Modern Mammy – Social Mammia 1 month ago

Thoroughly Modern Mammy – Social Mammia

By  •  Mammy

Social Mammia.

Mammies on Social Media. Which one are you?

What we see...

Mammy had a lovely relaxing morning. Mammy had time to meditate, do yoga, have a shower, and …
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Karen Koster brings working mammies’ guilt into focus 1 month ago

Karen Koster brings working mammies’ guilt into focus

TV3 presenter Karen Koster is bringing working mothers into focus this week with the release of her show examining their personal struggles.

The mum of two has opened her home …
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Thoroughly Modern Mammy – Boring, Beautiful Routine 1 month ago

Thoroughly Modern Mammy – Boring, Beautiful Routine

By  •  Mammy

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 …
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Thoroughly Modern Mammy – New Year, Still You 2 months ago

Thoroughly Modern Mammy – New Year, Still You

By  •  Mammy

Happy New Year my Lovely Ladybelles.

By now, the trees are down and the house looks alarmingly bare.  It’s back to uniforms and routine and lunches and gymbags…and after 2 …
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