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August 28, 2017

I Am Actually Going To Miss Spending The Summer With My Little Girl

As the evenings get shorter, I think of all the things I’m going to miss about this Summer. (It won’t be the sunshine anyway! Irish summers, eh..?!) It’s all the other things. The lack of routine that having no preschool brings. Later bed times meaning longer lie-ins snuggled up together in the big […]
August 26, 2017

Mums: Do You Know Your Worth?

I came across a beautiful video on ‘Upworthy’ a long time ago about mums and what they are really worth to their children. It’s a moving piece that shows mums how special they are. Both mothers and children were interviewed and their answers compared. The mothers interviewed were all focused on the negatives, […]
August 24, 2017

I Can See The Light!

It is almost here. We are clawing our way out of the summer slowly. I feel the anxiety leaving me bit by bit. With each purchase of a school bag or uniform my happiness is slowly returning. Putting the stickers and name tags on everything nearly pushed me to hold a […]
August 24, 2017
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Calling Bullshit On…Eyebrows

Right I have a brow to pluck with you! Sorry, pardon the pun but I couldn’t resist, I cannot hold it in any longer. What the *bleep* is going on with eyebrows these days?? I am all for brows framing the face, I get the importance of them in having […]
August 23, 2017

The Day My Six-Year-Old ‘Outed’ Me At The Shops

‘Mummy’s having a baby!’ announced my six year old to the entire queue of Tesco’s. ‘Ah! Congratulations dear!’ said one lovely lady, gazing at my tummy with affection, as another patted it. Ummmm…I didn’t have the heart to tell them that I had packed on a few pounds, you know, […]
August 23, 2017

The Six Word Mum: Adelle Kenny

This week at The M Word we are happy to introduce Adelle Kenny. A new face and writer to the M Word, Adelle has made an impact already, not only on the readers but also the other writers. A bit of a self-confessed bookworm from a young age, she has blossomed […]


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