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September 7, 2017
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Calling Bullshit On…Doing It Like A Girl

Do it like a girl, sounds like a Nike ad doesn’t it? But when did doing something ‘like a girl’ become an insult? You kick like a girl, you throw like a girl, you hit like a girl. My pet hate; you whinge like a girl. Have we moved on at all? […]
September 7, 2017
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We Think There’s Something Wrong With Your Son’s Heart

I have spoken extensively about Conall’s struggle with Aspergers and Adhd and about Rian’s craniosynostosis but I don’t talk too much about Koray’s heart condition, frankly because it scares me. In 2008 when Conall was born and I lay beside him in Holles Street, I had a whispery little chat about what was what […]
September 6, 2017
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Oh, How I Would Love To Give Football The Red Card

I remember I used to have my baby’s chubby little hands wrapped around my neck when sights of a football came within inches of us when out and about. The owner of these hands would jump up at me as the ball missed a goal at the park and head […]
September 6, 2017
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10 Ways To Beat The School Lunch Box Blues

Anyone got the lunch box blues about going back to school? I only discovered last year what a chore school lunches can be. They can add so much stress to the dreaded manic Mondays that are looming. Mornings have never been my strong point! So being organised with the lunches […]

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