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July 27, 2017
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Calling Bullshit On…Mental Health Services

Tough Going Some blog posts come naturally, they flow and I could write them in twenty minutes at the most. For some reason this one is tough, I just don’t know where to begin. My natural tendency is to write about topics from a lighthearted stance. However there is little […]
July 26, 2017
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The Six Word Mum: Niamh O’Reilly

This week we are introducing Niamh O’Reilly to the M Word readers. A new writer to the M Word but she has made a huge impact with her articles since she came on board. Her amazing, raw and heartfelt article ‘Learning to love my baby’  put Niamh out there with her honest […]
July 26, 2017
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An Open Letter To Anyone Suffering From Post-Natal Depression

I know you don’t know me but we already have so much in common. I know exactly how you are feeling. I have been there. I want you to know that you are going to be fine and that you will get through this. My second child Zoe is five […]
July 25, 2017
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A Letter To My Husband’s Boss

Firstly, let me open this with a thank you for giving me the opportunity to be the best Mum possible. How did you do that? Well, you employ my husband, who is worth every penny and more to you by the way! (Pay rise wouldn’t kill you, inflation and all […]
July 24, 2017
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Can We Please Just Slow Down Time?

Time is a funny thing. When I was small I can remember being in school and waiting, not so patiently, for the annual summer holiday with my family. I’d come home every day giddily exclaiming to my parents ‘oh I wish it was tomorrow, I wish it was tomorrow’ so […]
July 24, 2017
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How To Survive… Packing For Multiples

Move to a hot country. The End. And if you cannot do that, then I need to prepare you for the journeys that await you, as you pack for multiples. There comes a time in every multiple mothers’ life when she braves going out. For me the twins were a […]

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