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April 27, 2018

New Law Makes Emotional And Psychological Abuse Illegal

For the first time ever emotional and psychological abuse is going to be a crime under Irish law. The Domestic Violence Bill will also make coercive […]
April 27, 2018

I Locked My Two Year Old In Her Room

It was three in the morning. We were going on night #4 of dun-dun-dunnn sleep training our daughter to sleep in her own bedroom. Four nights […]
April 26, 2018

Why I Will Never Give My Child A Sibling

I got pregnant really quickly the first time. First month. We thought it would have taken longer. We didn’t know how to feel. Six months at […]
April 26, 2018

Ladies, Please Do Not Feel Any Pressure To Have An ‘Erotic’ Labour

When I was twelve, at the puberty milestone (a stage of growing up, not the local pub) a lady came to our school to talk to […]
April 26, 2018

Why Cutting Other Mammys Some Slack Is Not Always A Good Idea

My energy levels haven’t been great lately so I bundled up my two smallies and headed for the shopping centre to raid Boots. I turned into […]
April 21, 2018

Are Your Kids Watching The REAL Peppa Pig On YouTube?

I’ve always been amazed at how tech savvy my girl is.  She’s three. I come from a generation where the 3-year-old in the family was used as […]


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