For anyone not from Ireland reading this blog post – I will explain what Repeal the 8th is. Repeal the 8th is a petition which was set up by pro-choice groups in Ireland to call for the government to set a referendum to repeal the 8th amendment. The 8th amendment was voted into the Irish constitution by referendum in 1983. The 8th amendment criminalises Abortion … Continue reading Repeal the 8th – it’s time!
I think that the word Anxiety has lost its meaning because of people who do not understand it. I have written this blog post in my head so many times but I wasn’t sure if I wanted to write it because it’s personal and exposing. But, it’s an important topic and people should talk about these things more. I wanted to take time and care … Continue reading Anxiety – it’s not an accessory
When was the last time someone asked “How are you?” and you responded positively and genuinely meant it? Not me! I’ve started to notice that whenever people ask me how I am that I rarely gave a positive response. It made me wonder, why? I have a lot to be positive about. I tried to picture it “Hi, how are you?” Me: “I’m great/brilliant/super, how are you?” … Continue reading Goodbye Negative Nancy
Every Mum who has gone back to work after having a baby knows how tough this can be. You have been living in a bubble with your new baby for a while now – and it’s an amazing place to be. But there are many elements to consider before returning to work and going back can seem daunting for so many reasons – emotional and … Continue reading Stepping Out of the Bubble
Since starting this blog I have been overwhelmed with the number of people reading my posts and I have gotten lots of lovely messages – thank you ❤️ But one thing that struck me is that a lot of people reading this don’t know me personally. So, I thought why not write a post of random facts about me?! All the cool kids are doing … Continue reading 10 Random Facts About Me
This is something I have thought a lot about since moving to Dublin from Edinburgh almost four years ago. It became clear to me after moving that making new friends when you get older is not as easy as it once was. Having a job and a small child in a city where I didn’t know anyone made it seem impossible to imagine ever having … Continue reading The Friendship Shift
I love winter, big cozy jumpers, cozy nights in, hot chocolate and most of all comfort food. Winter is the time of year where I find it tough to keep eating well; cold weather and dark nights make me completely lose my ability to make the best choices when it comes to food. The last thing I want on a miserable cold day is a … Continue reading My Winter Warmers