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July 9, 2017
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About That Time I Wasn’t In Labour

I remember it like it was yesterday. There I was, wondering who made the call to decorate the floor of a maternity hospital waiting room with giant blue paw prints, when my name was called. Up I jumped. OK, jumped is a bit of a stretch. Up I got slowly […]
July 9, 2017
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I’ll Put A Euro In The Swear Jar

Before I begin, let me just explain that while I’m not quite at the Roddy Doyle novel level of swearing, I am known to have a small, carefully chosen list of expletives, along like the lines of mother fucker, Jaysus, shitsticks and fuckface that I like to use when the chips […]
July 8, 2017
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Do You Know What Your Kids Are Up To?

I was attending a dinner recently when the subject of social media cropped up and ignited interest on who deemed what socially permissible for their children. Some declared that it is not appropriate for children as young as twelve to own phones; one Mum said fifteen was the acceptable age, […]
July 7, 2017
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We Never Had That In My Day

One surprising thing about motherhood, yes I realise there are tonnes of others, but one I never ceased to be amazed by, is the absolute random conversations you strike up with complete strangers who are drawn to you by your baby. You see, as it turns out my baby boy […]

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