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June 12, 2017
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Why I Do NOT Want My Pre-Pregnancy Body Back

I do not want it “back”, because it never left me. Not only did it not go anywhere, but it has supported me and gotten stronger, more powerful and, yes, bigger and has changed its formation to enable these wonderful tiny little humans to grow.Little humans, with eyes ears mouths […]
June 12, 2017
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There Is No I In Team

This time last year if you asked me anything about GAA there would have been an eerie silence between us. Maybe even an uncomfortable silence. I had no clue. My eldest played it then, when I say played it she was part of a team but never got her match. […]
June 12, 2017
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Why We Have To Stop Being So Damn Sorry All The Time

I am the worst offender for this – if someone bumps into me I’M sorry, if I’m early I’m sorry, if I have an opinion I’m sorry, if I’m hungry I’m sorry, if I’m busy I’m sorry, if I didn’t read your mind I’m sorry, I’m even flipping sorry when […]
June 12, 2017
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How To Survive…An Irish Summer!

The calendar pages have firmly turned over to June and it won’t be long before the last day of school rolls around. While the majority of us are still busy exclaiming that surely it can’t be June already, summer is waiting in the wings for her big entrance and nobody […]
June 11, 2017
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We’re All Winging It

When I was small, I like most people can remember thinking my parents were just invincible. They were completely infallible to me. There was nothing they didn’t know. They always had the answers for everything and the solution to every single problem, big or small lay in their wise hands. […]
June 11, 2017
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13 Reasons Why I’m Dreading Their Teenage Years

I’ve just finished watching the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why. If I’m been honest I found it pretty tough watching. It reminded me too much of my teenage years. My teenage years like a lot of people out there were no fun park experience. They were for the most part, […]

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