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September 22, 2017
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Those Tough Days…

I’m not going to lie, I’ll be happy when this week is over. I’m just not feeling it. It started off productive, but maybe I over did it at the start of the week and burnt myself out. Every meal I’ve cooked has turned out shit, I’ve burnt sauce pans, […]
September 21, 2017
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The Witching Hour! (And How To Handle It)

So if you are a parent that is home with the kids all day, you will be most likely familiar with the phrase “the witching hour”, or indeed you may call it something else. Maybe you call it “the hours from hell”. So let me explain my definition of “the […]
September 21, 2017
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Calling Bullshit On…Gender Neutrality For Kids

It’s all gone a little bit mad and too PC for my liking these days. We see it everywhere but for me, since becoming a mam to boy/girl twins over the last three and a bit years, I sometimes feel like running to buy the most over the top, sparkliest, […]
September 20, 2017
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The Six Word Mum: Ellen Brophy

This week The M Word is introducing Ellen Brophy. An Super Mum of three amazing kids she calls her muses! They are her inspiration. With three very different personalities Ellen will never run out of material that’s for sure! Ellen has used everything that has been thrown at her in life, and […]
September 20, 2017
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9 Top Tips To Nuke Those Nits!

Yes, it’s that time of year again. Our little darlings are tripping back through the school gates and the country heaves a collective sigh of relief to be back into a routine. Every afternoon, home they bounce, full of the joys of the education system. Excited, overtired, grubby, new lessons […]
September 19, 2017
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I’ve Just Had A ‘Mamtrum’

How naive I was pre-kids. I look back at myself and wonder where I got the notion that I would never want two minutes away from my babies. That I would never see or feel the need to have me time. Ha! I crave it so much sometimes I dedicated […]

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