We look forward to welcoming you to our next Mum Talks Meet-Up in the beautiful surrounding of The Townhouse in Arnotts, a comfortable and relaxed event where babes on knees /buggies are always welcome. Or come without baba for some you time, solo or with friends, you will receive a very warm welcome and some yummy treats with loads of hot coffee! You will also get to listen to some amazing speakers and we guarantee when you leave you will feel uplifted and rejuvenated!
Everyone who attends will receive a special gift of a €10 voucher to spend in Arnotts (T&C’s apply)!
Dr. Emma Bagnall is a chartered senior clinical psychologist and mama of one (with another on the way). Emma is also currently studying to be a holistic sleep coach at degree level.
Emma is passionate about challenging unrealistic expectations of ‘perfect’ parenting and common miscomprehension’s based on ‘textbook’ babies. Emma believes that these messages can lead to parents feeling frustrated, overwhelmed, burnt out or as though they are failing their child. Emma empowers parents to feel confident in supporting their child’s development by sharing her clinical knowledge and expertise alongside her lived experience as a parent.
Emma hopes to support parents to connect with and nurture their child so that they can truly thrive.
Leah Jones Having Qualified with a degree in Journalism and Media Communications, Leah hoped to pursue a career in business and finance journalism before securing a role as a tax advisor. Leah soon realised that her ambitions were elsewhere and so set about pursuing a career surrounding her passion for creative design, working on a number of art commissions and decorating children’s nurseries.
In 2008 the recession hit, and following an inspired conversation with her best friend Emily Mackeogh on a business idea, the duo took their love of accessories to the next level and decided to start a high quality affordable-luxury jewellery brand. 13 years later Crystals & Co is shipping internationally, has been featured in and received widespread media recognition in top fashion publications, has been adorned by a multitude of top celebrities and has built a loving following of over 32,000 people on Instagram styling their unique pieces on a daily basis. As well as running a thriving business, and Ireland’s most recognised costume jewellery brand, Leah is also a loving mum of two, with Daughter Sienna and son Hunter.
This year see’s Leah and Emily re-launching their sister company, a hand crafted fine and semi-precious jewellery brand called Roxluna, inspired by architecture, story-telling and special moments.
Stefanie Preissner is an award winning writer for screen and stage, author, and broadcaster. She is the creator of hit comedy drama series Can’t Cope, Won’t Cope.
Her first book, Why Can’t Everything Just Stay the Same? was an Irish bestseller and nominated for an Irish Book Award. Since then she has become a weekly columnist for Ireland’s Sunday Independent and hosts the hit podcast Basically.
Arnotts Department Store: Ever since we opened our decorative brass-clad doors for the first time in 1843,
Arnotts has been a landmark destination in the heart of Dublin. A reliable family favourite with both Irish and international visitors,
Arnotts boasts an unparalleled collection of designer brands in fashion, beauty, homewares and more.