…get exasperated by those pesky magazines that for some reason miss out page numbers, we may only have two mins free to read an article and one minute is spent trying to locate it!
…nod along pretending that you understand what someone’s saying but you’re not doing it to your mate in a noisy pub but to your mumbling toddler doing their best to put a new sentence together.
…blamed their child for their lateness only it wasn’t their fault at all; it was because you couldn’t bare to let yet another cup of tea go to waste.
…get back garden envy when they look out their upstairs window; while everyone else’s looks like something from Gardener’s World yours looks more like Bob the Builder started a job and forgot to finish it.
…already looking forward to Easter hoping their child will get lots of eggs from friends and family so that you can eat them all whilst explaining that they would rot their little one’s teeth.
I started mummyvstheworld.com in February ’15 and was delighted to win a Silver Award for 2nd Best Parenting Blog at the Blog Awards Ireland in October ’15. In addition, I was a finalist in the ‘Best Blog Post’ and ‘Best Parenting Blog’ categories at the Blog Awards Ireland 2016.
I have a four year old boy (E) who I have to thank for being the inspiration behind my posts.
I have a degree in English Literature and diplomas in Journalism and Media and also Digital Marketing.
I’m currently a Parenting Columnist at The Irish Mirror and was previously a Staff Writer at Familyfriendlyhq.ie and a columnist at The Kildare Nationalist. I have also written for Herfamily.ie, Maternity and Infant, Easy Parenting and contributed to the book ‘True To Life Parenthood’.
I was delighted to be asked to film a segment for RTEjr in December ’16:
If you’re an editor looking for content, please drop me an email.