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August 23, 2017

The Day My Six-Year-Old ‘Outed’ Me At The Shops

‘Mummy’s having a baby!’ announced my six year old to the entire queue of Tesco’s. ‘Ah! Congratulations dear!’ said one lovely lady, gazing at my tummy with affection, as another patted it. Ummmm…I didn’t have the heart to tell them that I had packed on a few pounds, you know, […]
August 23, 2017

The Six Word Mum: Adelle Kenny

This week at The M Word we are happy to introduce Adelle Kenny. A new face and writer to the M Word, Adelle has made an impact already, not only on the readers but also the other writers. A bit of a self-confessed bookworm from a young age, she has blossomed […]
August 23, 2017

How To Survive…A Beauty Treatment On Holidays

My husband always oversees our pre-airplane itinerary and executes the travel arrangements with military gusto. Our schedule goes something like this: 04.05 – Alarm goes off & Hubby takes shower. 04.35 –  I wake and have mine. 04.40 – I am dressed and wake kids. No breakfast is permitted – […]
August 22, 2017

Why I Play The Labour Card

There are a few inalienable facts when it comes to men and women. First, men always claim that getting a knock to the balls is the most painful thing on this earth and that a woman could never understand. Second, is that once a woman has given birth, she is […]


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