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September 20, 2018

My Mum Died Two Weeks Before My Wedding

Grief is a constant journey. In my head I have written this post many times and each version is different; raw, numb, angry, sad, optimistic, accepting, […]
September 20, 2018

My Man & I – Before And After Kids

Our crossed eyes met outside a Galway nightclub. I was looking for a party, while he was looking for someone to lob-the-gob on. It turns out […]
September 20, 2018

9 Random Ways I’ve Changed Since Becoming A Mother

1. First and foremost, I’m happier. I wasn’t unhappy before but since becoming a mother I’ve had an overwhelming sense of complete and utter contentment, and that’s […]
September 19, 2018

Has The Old ‘Me’ Gone Forever?

Here I am, a ‘young’ mum of two beautiful children that I love and adore, but some days I don’t. Some days I get lost in […]
September 18, 2018

I Allow My Kids To Game But Fortnite Is A Step Too Far

I think we all have to accept that we live in the age of computers – specifically gaming! I could stand here on my soap box […]
January 8, 2018
September 17, 2018

Sometimes You Just Have A Really S*** Day

You could call it a shit day… It was one of those days at the start of motherhood where you’re a little all over the place. […]
September 15, 2018

I Confess To… The Great ‘Spicy’ Lie

As soon as the boys were old enough to eat solid food, I thought I would make a big effort and cook all sorts of wonderful […]
September 15, 2018
Baby Number Two

Introducing Baby Number Two Left Me Feeling Guilty

Our eldest lost her only child status at a mere 13 months old! I went 11 days overdue and was due to be admitted the following […]