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October 12, 2017

Calling Bullshit On….Self-Soothing

Self-soothing – the term that, when I first became a mother, caused my core body temperature to increase by a minimum of 2 degrees Celsius, evident by a cold sweat seeping through my pores. You see, what came naturally for me and my baby was to nurse her to sleep. If […]
October 11, 2017

Why I’m Calling ‘Time Out’ On Toy Adverts

In the space of the last five minutes, Santa’s list has expanded by a further few hundred euro. No I didn’t just go through the toy catalogue with the kids (when I did this the bill stopped at around four thousand euro, I kid you not). I did in fact […]
October 11, 2017

The Six Word Mum: Michelle Teahan

This week the M Word would like to introduce one of newest writers Michelle Teahan to you. Inspired by her beautiful girls, Michelle has written some amazing pieces for The M Word. Michelle puts her real self on paper, she expresses her honesty and exactly how she feels through her writing. […]
October 10, 2017

Welcome To The Age Of No

In my previous life as a beauty and fashion writer, I can remember going to interview the creator of beauty brand Yes to Carrots, Ido Leffler. We warmly chatted about the brand and the idea behind it. Then all of a sudden he began talking about his baby daughter. I […]


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