A Full Moon

I was asked recently on Instagram about having Gestational Diabetes with Baby 3 and it brought me back. It’s funny how life is so fast and hectic, and all those pregnancies soon feel like a lifetime ago. I’ve had different experiences with births. Baby 1 […]

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10 Years of being Mammy…

Firstly, I love my family despite the picture ๐Ÿ˜‚ Obviously I embellish (well only sometimes ๐Ÿคช) for funny effect. This week my first born turns 10. That’s 10 years since I became Mammy. My Mammyversary. ๐Ÿ˜‚ 10 years since I had a “normal job”. I […]

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A short story about one Child’s resilience…

My middle son is 8. Yesterday I came down to the kitchen to find his Hamster was no more. “What do we do??” I said after calling my Husband down. As if there were many options.. Already I could hear the boys footsteps coming down […]

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10 steps to changing a toddler’s nappy…

1.Lie toddler on the floor. Reach over to get nappy and supplies. Yeh. Your toddler has legged it. 2. Have supplies at the ready this time. Retrieve toddler. Lie him back down on the floor. Ah, look at that cute face. Rob kisses and give […]

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Going out for dinner with Kids…

You’ve slaved over the cooker all week cooking healthy meals for the kids that they don’t eat. It’s the weekend. You spruce yourself up and say “Feck it. Will we go out for dinner?” It all goes tits up from the very start which should […]

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The 12 stages of dinner time with Kids…

You’ve prepped dinner lovingly. It’s been seasoned, slow cooked, made with love, time, and the knowledge that it’s both tasty AND good for them. Be confident that TODAY IS THE DAY they will gobble it up with enthusiasm and gratefulness. 2. You call the kids […]

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Having a Toddler again…

I still can’t get my head round the fact that he’s a toddler. I mean, he was a baby for about 2 minutes ffs. Last year, when number three came along, my other boys were almost 9 & almost 7. I figured one more would […]

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I’m back!…. again… I think…

Here we go again… I think!! A quick refresher – I ran the original “Confessions Of An Irish Mammy” blog for about 4 years. Last year after baby number three came along I felt a bit in over my head and I called it a […]

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New House, New Baby

Apparently the term โ€œNew House New Babyโ€ is an actual expressionโ€ฆ.!ย  Well we seem to have taken that very literally! This is a quick post because my internet connection is shite while I wait for Eir to come out. Itโ€™ll be a week. The kids […]

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Don’t Ask A 5 Year Old How Your Eyebrows Look…

  So on Saturday we went out for dinner.ย  I’m one of the victims of my eyebrows being plucked to death back in the day.ย  10 years ago when we got married in Italy I was sent to a salon to get my eyebrows done. […]

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