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July 4, 2017
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Tug of War – Toddler Style

Life isn’t a competition but if it was, my toddler would be winning… It was a dark and cloudy Wednesday evening. OK, it probably wasn’t that dark, I’m not even all that sure it was a Wednesday, but I’m trying to set the ambiance so bear with me! My husband […]
July 1, 2017
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Our Baby Pics Look Flawless But I Am Not In A Single One

I sometimes get a little ache in my heart looking at my girl’s baby photos. I look at this tiny creature, that is my whole world. Every waking hour (and there’s a lot of waking hours in those first few months) belong to her. My thoughts, feelings, actions are all […]
June 29, 2017
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The Daddy Quiz!

I often wonder how this whole parenting malarkey has affected my husband, my partner in crime. We jumped into it feet first together, but our journeys are very separate, very different! I was curious for a bit of insight into Daddy’s World when it came to our girls. He was watching […]
June 28, 2017
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When Being A Multiple Mam Is Hard

It literally started for me when I made my first trip to the NICU unit to see my newborn twins. My husband wheeled me into a little room off NICU where our few hours old boy and girl lay in separate incubators. Who do I go to look at first? […]
June 27, 2017
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What About A Summer Camp For Mammy?

It’s the time of year when brightly coloured flyers promising to make our children singing sensations, Oscar winning stars or Olympic athletes in one short week abound.  The (annual) age of the Summer Camp has dawned. As I waded through the collection of leaflets, ads and notes about various camps […]
June 25, 2017
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Where Is The Train Out Of Toddler-ville??

My third child, my youngest, my last, is almost three, I need to emphasise this because there will under no circumstances ever be a fourth child. I know I am done and the reason I know this is because I live with a toddler. This is my third time living […]

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