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February 13, 2017

Calling Bullshit On…Getting Your Social Life Back

You’ll never get it back. Words that were ringing in my ears as I rubbed and stroked my glorious, much longed for first baby bump. Here was I, having lunch with a close friend of mine and her new (latest?) baby, and the words just stung. I eyed her up. […]
February 13, 2017

Romance Is In The Ordinary

If you look beyond the lewd innuendos and sarcasm you’ll find a romantic in recovery. I’ve never been a fan of chick lit or rom-coms and I dislike Disney princesses and all that pink shite intensely. Luckily for me I ended up with a house full of boys; I’m definitely […]
February 12, 2017

Are Mothers The New Cyber-Bullies?

When I fell pregnant, I was overjoyed to be finally part of the club. So happy, I just wanted to share the whole experience with other mums. I had my girlfriends but I stumbled upon loads of closed mummy facebook groups online, a place where I could keep my anonymity, […]
February 10, 2017

Why Are Some Parents Afraid To Parent?

I find I am coming across this a lot lately. Kids doing what they want and parents either don’t realise that their child is being a little shit or just cannot be bothered. It’s like reverse roles the parent becomes the child and the child is the boss.  Really? There is […]
February 10, 2017

Getting Ready For A Night Out In 1999 Was So Much Easier

It’s the highlight of my week, Saturday night movie night. I look over to the three-year-old sitting with her huge bowl of popcorn, the bowl nearly as big as her head. The dog is lying up beside her, waiting and hoping to catch any casualties that might fall out as she tries to […]
February 9, 2017

A Letter From My Baby Girl After A Difficult Day In NICU

My baby girl’s 22nd day in the world had got off to a really great start. Off the ventilator for 9 days and on CPAP, she and I had spent a lovely day together in NICU. During these early days and due to her very fragile state, cuddles were at a […]


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