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Maria is a local blogger who writes about her own adventures & misadventures as a Thoroughly Modern Mammy.

Thoroughly Modern Mammy: Facing this new fear 6 days ago

Thoroughly Modern Mammy: Facing this new fear

By  •  Life, Mammy

“I don’t know what’s wrong with me.” 

I’ve said these words more than a few times over the past few weeks. Mainly, because I found myself absolutely bricking it over …
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Thoroughly Modern Mammy – Happy Mother’s Day 1 year ago

Thoroughly Modern Mammy – Happy Mother’s Day

By  •  Mammy

From Mammy on Mother’s Day

“How do I love thee? Let me count the ways…

I love you each second of every day.

And even when sometimes I grumble and …
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Thoroughly Modern Mammy – Being Mammy, Still Me 1 year ago

Thoroughly Modern Mammy – Being Mammy, Still Me

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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Mammy blogger Maria makes it to the National Awards! 2 years ago

Mammy blogger Maria makes it to the National Awards!

By  •  Mammy

For the second year in a row, local blogger and Donegal Woman columnist, Maria Rushe, has been nominated in the Maternity & Infant Awards for Best Parenting Blogger.

The national …
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Thoroughly Modern Mammy – Boring, Beautiful Routine 2 years 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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Events: The S-Mum and Rushe Fitness raise €2,000 in Polar Express fundraiser 3 years ago

Events: The S-Mum and Rushe Fitness raise €2,000 in Polar Express fundraiser

By  •  Events

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 …
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Catch this classic Christmas film at the most magical charity screening 3 years ago

Catch this classic Christmas film at the most magical charity screening

Donegal Woman columnists Emmet and Maria Rushe (aka Rushe Fitness and The S-Mum) have planned a wonderful event to support two Irish children’s charities.

The Polar Express, one of the …
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Thoroughly Modern Mammy – Flying with wobblers 3 years ago

Thoroughly Modern Mammy – Flying with wobblers

By  •  Mammy

Flying solo with Wobblers.

Yes I know that the school holidays are nearly over, but with schools reopening and prices dropping drastically, lots of families with Wobblers are still looking …
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Donegal mammies establish ‘Minding Mammy’ wellbeing workshop 3 years ago

Donegal mammies establish ‘Minding Mammy’ wellbeing workshop

By  •  Mammy

Minding Mammy will be a 5 week programme aimed at helping Donegal mums cope with the mental health pressures that arise in the transition to motherhood.

It all began when Maria …
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‘Admitting weakness gives me strength’ – a Donegal mammy opens up 3 years ago

‘Admitting weakness gives me strength’ – a Donegal mammy opens up

By  •  Mammy

Last Sunday, Donegal Woman Columnist and local blogger Maria Rushe, The S-Mum, posted a blog entitled “My Little Bitch, Anxiety.”

The reaction to the post was phenomenal, with over 100 other …
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Thoroughly Modern Mammy talks Thoroughly Modern Daddies 3 years ago

Thoroughly Modern Mammy talks Thoroughly Modern Daddies

By  •  Mammy

After my recent article on loneliness, I had more than a few Mums contact me.  Some simply said they enjoyed the piece.  Some admitted to being lonely in a busy …
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Thoroughly Modern Mammy – Thoroughly Feeling Old 3 years ago

Thoroughly Modern Mammy – Thoroughly Feeling Old

By  •  Mammy

This weekend, Thoroughly Modern Mammy is Thoroughly Feeling Old.

Yesterday, my baby sister turned 18.

The BABY of the family is now an adult.  I’m not sure WHY her birthday …
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Thoroughly Modern Mammy – Bringing Baby Home 3 years ago

Thoroughly Modern Mammy – Bringing Baby Home

By  •  Mammy

Bringing Baby home is exciting and frightening in equal measure.  

Things I wish someone had told me:

 1) There’s no place like home.

Going home is …
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