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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 29, 2017
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Calling Bullshit On…Names

Names. We all have one, or two or three as the case may be. First names, middle names, surnames, nicknames, maiden names, married names…the list goes on. They are necessary and useful (we can’t all go around being identified by a squiggle or trade-marked symbol) so I’m not suggesting we […]
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 28, 2017
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The Six Word Mum: Jenny Cox

This week The M Word would like to introduce our second Six Word Mum; Jenny Cox. Jenny is one of our most prolific writers for the M Word. A strong presence within The M Word community and a popular writer with our readers and among our own writers. Jenny takes us […]
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 27, 2017
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Whatever Happened To Good Old Fashioned Respect Between The Sexes?

WARNING: Explicit Content. So. The other day I was in my car with my baby girl in the back, about to pull out of a petrol station. As I sat and waited for a gap in the traffic, I saw a man in his 60’s walking along the footpath. When […]

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