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September 29, 2017

My High Risk Twin Pregnancy Journey

We need you to lie on your left hand side in this bed and only get up for the toilet for the next few weeks. We need you to get to 26 weeks to intervene if they come early. Let me start by saying we are living a happy ending, […]
September 28, 2017

I Don’t Agree With Wine O’ Clock

As mothers, fathers, guardians, or whatever politically correct title you choose to subscribe to, we all have our coping mechanisms to deal with the unique experience that is called Parenting. It’s very important to find that mechanism and to employ it when you deem necessary to get you through the […]
September 28, 2017

Calling Bullshit On…Those Wispy Post-Pregnancy Hairs!

Pregnancy is one hormone fuelled shit-show from start to finish… And when I say finish, giving birth isn’t even the end of it as far as Mother Nature is concerned. No, it seems the wise old hag thinks it’s perfectly legit to continue to wreak havoc on your body in […]
September 27, 2017

The Six Word Mum: Aedin Fiel

The M Word would like to introduce Aedin Fiel to our readers. Aedin is a people person, from these people and their life stories she gets her inspiration. A mum of three children and juggling a job Aedin has a busy schedule with not much time left for herself. Her choice  of […]
September 26, 2017

Have You Got ‘Womb’ For One More?

Neighbour to me; ‘How are you getting on with the baby?’ ‘Oh fine, you know finding my feet a bit now.’ ‘Well don’t worry it gets easier on the second one!’  With a cheesy wink, wink, nudge, nudge thrown in for good measure. Sigh. ‘Really, is that right?’ Cue annoyed, fake […]
September 25, 2017

How To Survive…A Compliment

I’ve never really considered myself to be patriotic. I don’t have a great understanding of Irish history. I’m not a native speaker. The game of Hurling and the furore that goes with it is well over my head. I don’t like spuds nor do I drink tea. I couldn’t tell […]


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