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August 24, 2016
toddlerdom

The Thrilling Highs And Crashing Lows Of Toddlerdom

My life has become a series of extremes determined by the will of a three year old. And no that’s not a derogatory term for my husband, despite our argument last night. It would be unfair of me to say that my ten month old baby is easy, more like […]
August 23, 2016
gifts

Beware Those Who Come Bearing Gifts

Because they are probably bringing a whole heap of advice along with those sparkly gift bags. As a new mum you might be less than thrilled with this. When I became a mother what I never really expected was the amount of advice or ‘helpful’ suggestions I would get. In […]
August 22, 2016
help

Don’t Mind Me, I’m Just Having A ‘Mumtrum’

Mumtrum: Definition: Mother in danger of Losing Her Grip after encounter with small children (usually her own). I recently visited Dublin Zoo with my husband and our two year old daughter. I spent the previous evening carefully planning snacks, clothes, footwear etc. It’s fair to say I was feeling all kinds […]
August 18, 2016
poonami

8 Mummy Facts You May Not Have Known

1. Pooh Finger. I’ve spent many days haunted by the faint smell of baby pooh that I just couldn’t figure out where it was coming from. Repeated hand washing and smelling of baby’s bum turned up nothing. At the end of the day, a tiny, tiny residual dot of excrement […]
August 16, 2016
types

Baby Mummy Types – Which Are You?

My relatively short time as a mum has been a steep learning curve. As I spluttered snot and pure joy over my newborn baby girl almost three and a half years ago, I was unwittingly flung in to a crazy world I never knew existed and quite frankly, didn’t bargain […]
August 14, 2016
parking

I’ve A Baby To Get Into This Car, Dammit

As most humans are aware, (non BMW drivers), evolution has been kind enough to provide us with mother and child parking spots. But sadly these tend to exist only outside shopping centres or supermarkets which leads me to my ever-recurring scenario. I park up in the local car park with […]

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