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October 18, 2017

Do Public Displays Of Aggression Mirror Home Life?

I was standing outside a supermarket the other day when a six-year-old ran past his mother onto a busy road and narrowly missed getting hit by a car. He just wanted to show his dad, parked on the other side, his new magazine. In those moments, I inhaled that mother’s […]
October 18, 2017

How To Survive … Your First Ever Parents’ Evening

He’s only four, he can’t have done much damage yet can he? Yet the mere idea of Parents’ Evening has immediately filled you with anxiety, not least, because you’re now the bleeding ‘parent’ in this scenario. You can be a Teacher’s pet all you like … unfortunately that now means nothing. […]
October 18, 2017

The Six Word Mum: Emma Power

The M Word would like to introduce to the readers this week our Irish/Kiwi writer Emma Power. A native of Cork now living in New Zealand, Emma is not only an M Word contributor but also keeps on our Twitter musings. Emma is a self confessed foodie and a lover […]
October 17, 2017

How Wine O’Clock Started Earlier Than You Thought….

Tiresome husband? Kids driving you mad?  Why not have a tipple in the afternoon? Encouraging women to have a drink to quell the boredom and frustration of child-rearing and housekeeping might sound a bit Desperate Housewives, circa the 1950s. But according to some archive adverts from women’s magazines from the 1940s to […]


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