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September 6, 2017
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The Six Word Mum: Aisling Ozdemir

This week The M Word is introducing Aisling Ozdemir to our readers. Aisling is a fierce Momma who writes about her busy life with her three boys. They inspire many of her pieces and she bares all, tantrums and tears. Not one to shy away from a horror story, Aisling has […]
September 5, 2017
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Don’t Underestimate A Baby

There’s plenty of myths we like to perpetuate about babies, like how helpless they are. And yes for the most part this is true, especially in those first few weeks. They are these wobbly little bundles of mushed up cuteness that need delicate care and help to do everything. But […]
September 4, 2017
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How to Survive…Holidays With Kids

Holidaying with kids is not for the faint-hearted; it can jeopardise the stability of your marriage, finances and general well being. However, as mothers, we live in hope and have learnt to manage our expectations somewhat. I have recently returned from a few days in Galway and I will impart […]
September 3, 2017
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Questions To Never (Ever!) Ask A Multiple Parent…

Are they natural? Yes, look if I pinch them for you they will cry…   Be prepared to be asked how your sex life is!   Aw look, you have two boys! (Back in the squishy newborn days). Yes, the boy wearing a dress with a hairband is obviously a […]
September 2, 2017
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How to Survive…The First Weeks Of Breastfeeding

 Those first weeks of breastfeeding can be difficult but knowledge is power. Here are some must-haves to survive:   Multi-Mam Compresses: These are an absolute must have when you start breastfeeding. You don’t need to wash your nipples between feeds. They soothe the nipples, help the healing process if they’ve cracked […]
September 1, 2017
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How Did I Become The ‘Responsible One’?

Responsibility is one scary mother-fucker of an emotion. We’re all given responsibility at differing rates as we grow up. If we’re lucky, we’ve got a loving family around us who will dole out responsibility at an acceptable frequency. Such as; learning to do chores like tidying your room, doing the […]

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