For Women Who Happen To Be Parents

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June 10, 2017

Sniffing Bums And A Million Other Things I Said I’d Never Do

While I was feeding baby Thomas his bottle the other day, I noticed there was some sweet potato residue on his forehead from his breakfast and what did I do? Yes, you guessed it, I went full-on old-school Mammy and wet my finger and proceeded to try and wipe it […]
June 10, 2017

My NEW Favourite Things

Raindrops on roses And whiskers on kittens Bright copper kettles and warm woollen mittens Brown paper packages tied up with strings These are a few of my favourite things These are the opening lyrics to the well loved Rodgers & Hammerstein song from one of my favourite childhood musicals, The […]
June 9, 2017

How My Staycation Turned Into Fawlty Towers

Some much needed family time was badly needed for this family. We have endured the last fifteen months with a family split up. My husband working away in Limerick Monday to Friday and me holding the forth up here. So I was online a few weeks ago and found a […]
June 9, 2017

I Was Nine When I Watched My Dad Die

Perhaps they are getting a divorce. That would explain why Dad is in a separate room now. Doesn’t seem right though. I am not sure. Why is everyone whispering all the time. Mums face looks cross. Its funny that I have to ask to go into the room to see […]


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