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March 27, 2017
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Kids Say The Meanest Shit

‘Mummy. You’re nobody’s hero.’ My little girl’s words hit like a punch to the gut. She is sitting comfortably contorted on a chair, as children do, looking out the window at our cat. I am hanging out the washing, the last job of the day after dressing her, feeding her, […]
March 27, 2017
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At What Age Will I Grow Out Of Co-Sleeping?

In most houses, parents can’t wait for their children to grow out of the love of co-sleeping. They long to stop clinging perilously to that couple of inches at the edge of the bed, while a little person holds the rest of it hostage. But in our house, I think […]
March 26, 2017
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The (Not-So) Introverted Mother

The day I found myself sitting in my car singing songs with a new pal I’d only known a few weeks I realised how much my life has changed now that I am the mother of a toddler. Our children were in the back-seat and they were both having a […]
March 26, 2017
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Mother’s Day Without A Mother

Mother’s Day is always tinged with sadness for me. As a mother of 3 beautiful boys, I love it. I love to be spoiled with the cards they have made in school, or a scrunched up handful of flowers or a delicious burnt breakfast. But as a daughter, I hate […]
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 […]

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