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What do you love about Donegal? Tell the world on #LoveDonegal Day 11 months ago

What do you love about Donegal? Tell the world on #LoveDonegal Day

By  •  News

There’s so much to love about life up here, isn’t it only right that we get a designated day to rave about it?

The team behind Donegal Connect have declared this …
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Thoroughly Modern Mammy – Social media and loneliness 1 year ago

Thoroughly Modern Mammy – Social media and loneliness

By  •  Mammy

Being a Mum generally means that “you will never be lonely again”, but in reality, it is often the loneliest place in the world.

I’ve spoken before about how social …
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Thoroughly Modern Mammy – Reality Check 2 years ago

Thoroughly Modern Mammy – Reality Check

By  •  Mammy

Christmas.

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 …
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Why don’t you like me? – The flip side of fitness and social media 2 years ago

Why don’t you like me? – The flip side of fitness and social media

By  •  Health

Social media is fake.

It’s as fake as can be.

It’s driven by our need to be liked and this is being misused daily.

We judge our lives on what …
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Thoroughly Modern Mammy – Social Mammia 2 years 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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Thoroughly Modern Mammy – Virtual Real Friendships 3 years ago

Thoroughly Modern Mammy – Virtual Real Friendships

By  •  Mammy

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 …
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Social Media Me vs The Real Me 3 years ago

Social Media Me vs The Real Me

By  •  Health

We live in a social media frenzied world.

So creating and maintaining an online presence is now a priority for many of us, whether it is for social or …
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Do you feel under ‘Mammy Pressure’? 3 years ago

Do you feel under ‘Mammy Pressure’?

By  •  Health

Today mums feel enormous pressure to be the ‘perfect mum’. It can feel at times like a competitive sport. This coupled with social media and the pressure intensifies, as social …
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The reasons why we need to listen to Donegal’s teens 3 years ago

The reasons why we need to listen to Donegal’s teens

By  •  Life

Weeks after it was first released, 13 Reasons Why is still the TV show on everyone’s lips.  The Netflix original production which is based on a book of the …
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Shocking stats reveal toddlers are going online unsupervised 3 years ago

Shocking stats reveal toddlers are going online unsupervised

By  •  News

It has been revealed that four in five parents in Ireland (80%) have serious concerns about the effect that internet usage will have on their children. 

Despite these worries, many mums, …
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Instagram are adding a major change to your stories 3 years ago

Instagram are adding a major change to your stories

By  •  News

Instagram Stories came in last year and soon became a main competitor with Snapchat stories. The picture-sharing site allowed users to upload temporary photos and videos which disappeared after 24 hours and …
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What really happens when kids join Facebook? 4 years ago

What really happens when kids join Facebook?

By  •  News

Facebook have just launched a Parents Portal to advise parents on all things to do with the social network.

Social media can seem like a big and scary place once …
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Young mum who was attacked is forced to quit Facebook 4 years ago

Young mum who was attacked is forced to quit Facebook

By  •  News

A young mother who was attacked in Letterkenny has been subjected to such extreme online abuse that she has had to delete her Facebook page.

Shauna McHugh, aged 24, appeared …
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Are we desperately seeking approval online? 4 years ago

Are we desperately seeking approval online?

By  •  Health

I am a woman, in a changing and ever-evolving society. I set up my own practice New Beginnings, to help raise awareness about issues surrounding women and mental health.

This is a real illness, and …
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