Blog Posts - Sahm



Organix Punk’d Oaty Bars Review…

Organix have launched a new snack, PUNK’D Oaty Bars, aimed at older kids (5 years and up) and they sent us out a box of each for the kids to review.  Over the last couple of years I’ve taken a lot of snacks off the shopping list, particu...
by Confessions Of An Irish Mammy on Jul 29, 2016

When You Feel Guilty & The Kids Couldn’t Give A Rats Ass…

  Last night the kids were hyper as hell at bedtime. So hyper I knew without a doubt it would end badly. They wanted to sleep in their blow up beds on the floor again. I agreed, reluctantly on account of the giddiness, but warned them that if th...
by Confessions Of An Irish Mammy on Jul 26, 2016

Slowly, Slowly, I’m Going Insane…

  I got the boys new bikes yesterday. All was well. They spent most of the day on them having a great time, and fell asleep fairly quickly last night. Money well spent. We were up early this morning to wave Daddy off to the airport. He’s...

Freddy Buttons Books – Review and GIVEAWAY…

8 year old Freddy Buttons lives in Tumbledown Village with his dog, Juno, and his Mam & Dad, Kitty & Ted Buttons. Freddy has lots of animal pals to help him out with any mysterious goings on. They call themselves the F.B.I…. The Freddy...
by Confessions Of An Irish Mammy on Jun 30, 2016

Entertaining The Kids When The Weather Is Sh*t…

We did it! Tomorrow marks Day 1 of the Summer Holidays. The kids will skip out of school at 12.30 and look at me with big shiny eyes waiting to be entertained all summer. (At Easter expectations were fairly high!)…   I’ve been counti...
by Confessions Of An Irish Mammy on Jun 29, 2016

The Reality Of Being First Time Dad

I may have had better sleep, but I messed up the dream feed and struggled to settle the baby back to sleep. When I finally did get my head on the pillow and tagged Rambo in to look after Rambini, all I could smell was vomit and poo. I have some remin...
by First Time Dad on Jun 11, 2016

We’re So Over School…

We’re tired. We’re all just tired.  3 weeks left and all will and enthusiasm has left us.  We had a 4 day weekend with the Bank Holiday and the tuesday off. The sun was splitting the trees. There was bbq’s and ice-pops and trips t...

Being Honest: How I Veer Between Wanting to Be An Earth Mother & Beyoncé-Can You Relate?

Now Beyonce could be an 'earth mother' for all I know and what exactly is that anyway I hear you cry. To me it's a wade of days ahead of me filled with fun times with my kids. Which I know all full well never plays out like the movie based-daisy chai...
by Honest Mum on May 25, 2016

Mommy to Work

Being a stay at home mom is the most rewarding job in the world,  You’re molding our future, raising the next generation of doctors and lawyers….all while breastfeeding until they are in the double digits, feeding them only organic, GMO,...
by Thrifty Ninja on May 18, 2016

7 Things We Do to Set Our Kids Up for Success

What are the 7 things we do to set our kids up for success? We have 2 daughters, ages 18 and 9, and both are doing very well academically and socially. Their teachers tell us that they are hard workers and are very caring and respectful. They also h...
by SimpLeigh Organized on May 3, 2016

Today Is My Due Date…

  5 years ago that is….! February 24th. Now, the little fecker had no intentions of making any sort of appearance today. Not even a little bit. But given that this was the second I naturally assumed that he would just pop right out when t...
by Confessions Of An Irish Mammy on Feb 24, 2016

A Wild Friday Night…

Ah Friday Night. Remember the days you would get all dressed up and go clubbing with your mates.. Or on a whim you could go down to the local for a few. Memories. *Wipes tear*  How things have changed… I mean obviously I love my kids, and as m...
by Confessions Of An Irish Mammy on Feb 21, 2016

Brain Functionality After Parenthood…

As a Stay At Home Mammy I often worry about my ever diminishing brain functionality.  I’ve been “at home” now for 7 years. 7 years of reasoning with smaller versions of me.  I have lots of fellow Mammy friends thanks to a local pa...
by Confessions Of An Irish Mammy on Feb 16, 2016

Parenting Summed Up In Tweets…

Parenting moments from Twitter. Reading a collection of them all at once makes me wonder how I’m still (marginally) sane.       ...

Raising Boys – Part II

  Last year I wrote a blog post for Kellie from My Little Babóg about raising boys.  A year has passed, the boys will soon be 5 & 7, getting bigger, bolder, louder and crazier, and they’re still Mammy’s Boys…..  Raising...

As Long As There’s Cake…

  The 4 year old will be 5 soon.  I started discussing his birthday options with him.  Me: “So, son, you’ll be 5 soon. What would you like to do for your birthday?” Son: *thinks hard* “I think I’d like a minion ca...
by Confessions Of An Irish Mammy on Jan 21, 2016

7 Things We Do to Set Our Kids Up for Success

What are the 7 things we do to set our kids up for success? We have 2 daughters, ages 18 and 9, and both are doing very well academically and socially. Their teachers tell us that they are hard workers and are very caring and respectful. They also h...
by SimpLeigh Organized on Jan 21, 2016

4 In The Bed…

We’ve all been there. Clinging to the edges of our beds while the kids Lord it up, spread eagled, in the middle.  There were 4 in the bed and the little one said “Let’s all kick Mammy and Daddy so they get fuck all sleep and their...
by Confessions Of An Irish Mammy on Jan 14, 2016

When Your Child Makes An Absolute Show Of You…

Ah Monday. A new week. Full of potential. Potential to be shit, that is. The kids were full of the Monday Blues this morning. I can only assume that a busy weekend with their cousins caught up with them and they were tired. Let’s face it, who l...
by Confessions Of An Irish Mammy on Jan 11, 2016

The Concept Of Time, Joseph In Heaven And Back To School Reactions…

"Do I have to get a job then?"...


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