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March 25, 2017
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How I Solved Money Rows With My SO

Who loves talking about money? Aside from rappers that is and all their ‘dolla bills’. Money talk, in Ireland anyway, is for the most part, not encouraged. Whether its at home, in your job, with your friends or even with your partner – you know ‘that’ person you’re meant to be […]
March 22, 2017
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A Warning About Finding Yourself

Most people, according to my limited social media research, will embark on some kind of soul searching in their 30’s. It represents a time of significant growth, and after all the fun of your 20s and slowly become more adult-like with adult responsibilities and other grown up things, the mid […]
March 22, 2017
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Calling Bullshit On…Tiring The Kids Out

I may have mentioned once or twice before, just in passing, that my eldest gift is an early riser. I may also have mentioned the one or ten methods we’ve tried to get her to stay in bed a bit later in the mornings (any suggestions on a postcard please!) […]
March 21, 2017
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The Problem With Snap Judgements

Like many people all over the country I was enraptured by the slice of family life presented in a BBC interview where a father was completely outshone by his two children. I watched it a few times and thought it was hilarious. But then, of course, this being the internet […]
March 20, 2017
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My Daughter’s Doll Is WAAAY Cooler Than Me

Last night, when the children had gone to bed, I was about to put away my daughter’s doll, Holly, when it struck me that she looked quite cool and sophisticated. So much so that I had a little longing in me for when I had the time, energy and money […]
March 20, 2017
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Both My Babies Have Been Diagnosed With A Terminal Illness

I would do anything to get back to a year ago. We were just a normal little family with three beautiful children. We were both working very hard two full time jobs and a busy house with three small kids under four ears things were hectic and I loved every […]

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