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October 18, 2017

The Six Word Mum: Emma Power

The M Word would like to introduce to the readers this week our Irish/Kiwi writer Emma Power. A native of Cork now living in New Zealand, Emma is not only an M Word contributor but also keeps on our Twitter musings. Emma is a self confessed foodie and a lover […]
October 17, 2017

How Wine O’Clock Started Earlier Than You Thought….

Tiresome husband? Kids driving you mad?  Why not have a tipple in the afternoon? Encouraging women to have a drink to quell the boredom and frustration of child-rearing and housekeeping might sound a bit Desperate Housewives, circa the 1950s. But according to some archive adverts from women’s magazines from the 1940s to […]
October 17, 2017

12 Tips To Surviving Toddler Twins

(Please note this list is quite fluid, and additions and deletions happen on an hourly basis!) The twelve rules according to today are as follows; Do Not Redecorate until your kids are eighteen and gone away to college/work/gap year. If you must repaint, wait until the novelty of the food […]
October 16, 2017

Is Parenting Harder Today?

Parenting shouldn’t be hard. People worldwide have been doing it for buckets of years, nothing new there then, everyone’s doing it. So tell me –  why does it feel so much friggin’ harder? Nowadays, people don’t shove their kids out of the house in the morning to go exploring the […]
October 16, 2017

Toys That Go Bump In The Night

“The train will arrive in five minutes“. Think about that sentence for one minute, she must be in a train station you automatically assume. Wrong. Sure where else would I be? Surely not just after walking into my sitting room after midnight to check on everything before I went to […]
October 16, 2017

When A Walk In The Park With The Dog Goes Horribly Wrong

Everyone knows bringing the dog for a walk can in a moment turn into an absolute nightmare. But for one woman it turned out to be embarrassing in a way she never imagined possible. A friend highlighted Sarah’s walk of shame home after her dog found an ‘unusual toy in […]


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