Saturday 18 August 2018

Mammies, don't do so much - just enjoy rollercoaster ride

By trying to do it all, modern mothers put themselves under too much pressure, writes Niamh Delmar

Niamh Delmar is a counselling psychologist, mental health educator and freelance writer. Anyone who may feel in difficulty should contact their GP, PSI OR IACP for support
Niamh Delmar is a counselling psychologist, mental health educator and freelance writer. Anyone who may feel in difficulty should contact their GP, PSI OR IACP for support

Niamh Delmar

The Irish mammy of 2018 is a varied species and has evolved into a child development expert, nutritionist, educator and cyber monitor.

She is generally healthier and fitter than her predecessors and is fully equipped with a smart phone, a souped-up buggy and child-related gadgets.

These mothers appear to be enjoying life more - there's the gym, coffee mornings, play dates, purpose-built creches and indoor play areas.

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