For Women Who Happen To Be Parents

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February 2, 2017

And Then Mummy Went Back To School

Just over seven years ago, my first baba was born. Time has gone by in an instant. Big Girl is now in first class and Small Boy has started attending pre-school five mornings a week. Since Big Girl was born, I have not worked outside the home. I thought long […]
February 2, 2017

My Hair Is Half Up, Half Down. Like Me

My head is wrecked! And if you are an Irish person, or a person who spends a lot of time around Irish people you’d get that phrase immediately, without explanation. Essentially it means that something is on your mind and bothering you. Although in another incarnation it could be that […]
February 2, 2017

My Silent Miscarriage

First off if you feel people overshare on the internet this post is not for you. This is all about sharing. If you tend to roll your eyes and wish people could keep private information private then please close the page and return to your day. You are not welcome […]
February 1, 2017

Things I Swore I Wouldn’t Do When I Became A Wife And Mother

It’s difficult to pinpoint the moment I turned into a stereotypical wife and mother. As a teenager I sneered at my own mothers willingness to cook, clean, take my crap and drop cliches into every conversation. I promised myself I’d be different; I’d travel the U.S. in a campervan and […]
February 1, 2017

I’m Drowning In A Sea Of ‘Shoulds’

I’ve never been a strong swimmer, despite being chucked into the pool religiously every Wednesday morning during my younger school years. Out of the changing room, through the foot bath where my teacher would try and rub the freckle off the bottom of my left foot every Wednesday, and into […]
February 1, 2017

Calling Bullshit On…The Days Are Long But The Years Are Short

‘The days are long but the years are short.’ I first heard this expression before I had my daughter and agreed whole-heartedly with its emphasis on living in the moment and enjoying each day as it comes. Then I gave birth. The next time I encountered this statement it was […]


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