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September 24, 2017
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Didn’t I Give Birth To You Already?

It’s been a hard day. One of those “I-wanna-crawl-out-of-my-own-skin-and-run-away-screaming” kinda days. I am not, and never have been, a marsupial mum. I wasn’t born with a pouch out front or as part of a tree dwelling family, so after nine months of carrying my babies, when they finally popped out […]
September 23, 2017
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Let’s Talk About Post-Natal Depression

My name is Niamh. I’m a first-time mum to a now 9 month old baby boy, and I suffered with post-natal depression after he was born. For many other mums who have gone through similar feelings, that sentence can be extremely difficult to admit to yourself, let alone saying it […]
September 22, 2017
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Those Tough Days…

I’m not going to lie, I’ll be happy when this week is over. I’m just not feeling it. It started off productive, but maybe I over did it at the start of the week and burnt myself out. Every meal I’ve cooked has turned out shit, I’ve burnt sauce pans, […]
September 21, 2017
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The Witching Hour! (And How To Handle It)

So if you are a parent that is home with the kids all day, you will be most likely familiar with the phrase “the witching hour”, or indeed you may call it something else. Maybe you call it “the hours from hell”. So let me explain my definition of “the […]

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