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September 24, 2017
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Help! My In-Laws Won’t Leave Me Alone

My husband  and I had out first baby just over a year ago. We live in his hometown and all of his family live quite close. I get in very well with his family in general but I am having a hard time getting used to them just popping in […]
September 24, 2017
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8 Ways To Use Work Skills To Raise Your Children

You know all those courses you attended back in school as part of career guidance where you learned “how to keep your customer happy” or “the customer is always right” in your first job. I bet you never thought you would be digging deep to use your skills on your […]
September 24, 2017
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The Horror Of Car Seat Shopping

It seemed like an easy enough task. I wanted to buy the next car seat for my 9 and a half month old baby boy. So on a bit of a whim, it must be said, my husband and myself popped off to a well known baby store on Saturday […]
September 24, 2017
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Hating September!

September is a nightmare! I absolutely hate it. I’m completely broke having forked out money for books, uniforms, pencils, rulers, colouring pencils (that were bought in June but now no-one can find the brown bag they came in but Murphy’s Law it’ll reappear next summer), after school activities, new shoes, […]
September 24, 2017
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Didn’t I Give Birth To You Already?

It’s been a hard day. One of those “I-wanna-crawl-out-of-my-own-skin-and-run-away-screaming” kinda days. I am not, and never have been, a marsupial mum. I wasn’t born with a pouch out front or as part of a tree dwelling family, so after nine months of carrying my babies, when they finally popped out […]
September 23, 2017
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Let’s Talk About Post-Natal Depression

My name is Niamh. I’m a first-time mum to a now 9 month old baby boy, and I suffered with post-natal depression after he was born. For many other mums who have gone through similar feelings, that sentence can be extremely difficult to admit to yourself, let alone saying it […]

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