December 12, 2017
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The 7 Types Of Mums At The Gates

It’s finally here. My neighbours have put up their Christmas tree and the Smyths catalogue in our house is almost worn. (It’s so nice seeing the kids read) By now, if your child started in Junior Infants, you should be quite familiar with the various mums at pick up. You […]
December 11, 2017
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The S*!T We Said When Pregnant With Our First…

A friend of mine forwarded me an article in a magazine recently where a first-time pregnant mother stated that ‘I don’t need fellow mum friends!’ I laughed. Then I laughed some more.  Let’s revisit that statement in five years shall we? Then I thought of some of things we all […]
December 6, 2017
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My Kids Don’t Mind Telling Me They Hate Me

So Dad has been travelling with work this week and the kids can’t wait to have him home, because quite frankly this week, they are going through that phase where, they hate me. It’s a standard rite of passage and quite frankly; water and duck’s back! The thing I find […]
October 26, 2017
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One For The Gals!

I’m just back from a girlie weekend and I feel terrific! My battery is re-charged and to quote James Brown ‘I feel good!’ And unbelievably – not a hangover in sight, even though I guzzled five gin and tonics and a glass of white wine, but hey, who’s counting? It […]