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July 15, 2017
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Who Are You, And Why Are You Calling Me Mummy?

I loved my extracurricular activities (ECA’s) at school but since becoming a mum I love my new version even more. It’s called an AFCA or an Away From Children Activity. As much as I love spending time with my husband and three children, I love a good AFCA possibly even more. I’d […]
July 14, 2017
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To Camp Or Not To Camp?

Summer camps sound like a great idea when the long summer months are pending. But to be honest I think they are ruining the flow of easy going summer months. It is more restrictive, you can’t plan anything because, as it’s worked out this year, the three of them are […]
July 13, 2017
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When Did Our Youth Get So Old?

Let me start by saying that the fact I am still a little bit wobbly in the tummy area a few years post twins, and that I’m facing a penultimate birthday in January may bear a little influence on how I am feeling as of late. I feel a little delicate about […]
July 13, 2017
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Calling Bullshit On…What Not To Say To Parents Of Children With Autism

I am seeing these articles everywhere, and they are really starting to bug me. As a parent of children with special needs, I feel like they create a fear and silence that already plagues our community. I have an almost 2-year-old son and a 3-year-old son, both with a diagnosis […]
July 12, 2017
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How To Be The Ultimate Lazy Parent

How many of us moms out there are familiar with the lazy parenting approach? My husband has implemented this strategy from day one and it has been 100% effective for him. I am equally fascinated and appalled at the fact that this has worked in his favour. From day one […]
July 12, 2017
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The Six Word Mum: Jolene Cox

Our Six Word Mum this week is the one and only fabulous food guru Jolene Cox; aka One Yummy Mummy. An award-winning blogger, with over 10K followers on her One Yummy Mummy Facebook page and Ireland’s next big success in the food industry. Jolene inspires us with her fabulous recipes, and quick and […]

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