THIS year’s Earagail Arts Festival, 9th July to 24th July, features a number of exciting events for the whole family to enjoy all along the most northern part …
Make this summer go by in a whirl of fun and activity – find a great camp for your child at Pinehill Studios, Mountain Top Letterkenny.
It’s hard …
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,
A Donegal researcher has issued a call for women to contribute real-life stories about breastfeeding for a new app.
The new app is being developed to assist women from Donegal …
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.
Online Inishowen events for mums and babies are so popular, they’re attracting emigrants from as far away as Texas and Toronto. That’s according to the manager of Spraoi agus Sport in Carndonagh, …
Toymakers should stop making ultra-thin dolls, because they create poor body image in young girls which can lead to eating disorders.
That’s according to leading doll manufacturer, Ian Harkin of …
Lockdown won’t stop us finding great locally-made or sold gifts and delivering them to a special mammy, Godmother, granny, aunt or sister.
Read on for our pick of Mother’s Day …
Spraoi agus Spórt in Carndonagh has launched a new online survey aimed at capturing the needs of mums who have had a baby during lockdown.
The survey aims to find …
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 …
It’s that time of year again. The Rushe to Raise festive film fundraiser is back!
Everything might be different this year, but local couple Maria & Emmet Rushe of Rushe …
Dyspraxia/DCD Ireland is celebrating its 25th Anniversary and will mark this special occasion by launching Dyspraxia/DCD Ireland Awareness Week 2020 on the 22nd November.
As a part of Awareness …
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 …
The Government is being called on to ensure Covid-19 restrictions are adjusted to allow partners to be present in delivery rooms and during scans.
Visitor restrictions are varied across Irish …
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 …
Parents of newborns in 2020 have been turning to online experts for guidance on breastfeeding.
The HSE’s recorded a 57% increase in demand for their ‘Ask Our Breastfeeding Expert’ online …
A Donegal researcher has issued a call for local participants to share their experiences for a new study on infant feeding.
Anna (Foy) McPherson is originally from Inver in Co …
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. …
The Cuidiú Breastfeeding Counsellor (BFC) team has reported a rise in the number of local women reaching out for help during Covid-19.
With all face to face support groups suspended, …
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. …
Emma Begley, aged 11, and Ollie Mc Laughlin, aged 4, are hitting the roads to walk 150KM this month to raise money in memory of their grandparents.
The cousins have lost …
Donegal hypnobirthing instructor Anne Doherty Quinn helps mothers take control of the most memorable experience of their lives, and she has some extra advice for expectant mothers during the current …