For Women Who Happen To Be Parents

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April 8, 2017

We’re All Going On A Summer Holiday

There’s a stretch in the evenings, temperatures are edging higher and summer is bearing down on us faster than Ruby Walsh on a Cheltenham winner. At this time of the year my thoughts turn towards holidays and the annual family break. Like most people, I love holidays. Scratch that. I […]
April 7, 2017

We Need To Talk About Bedtime

I want to talk about something that is causing me a great deal of anxiety. It’s something I have to deal with everyday and it’s making me very unhappy. I have no way of avoiding it and I do feel like a problem shared is a problem halved. I know […]
April 7, 2017

Some Days Parenting Looks Like This

Today is B’s birthday. Instead of it being a lovely family day with nice surprises for Daddy along the way, he sits in a coffee shop somewhere while I have just about managed to stop myself from crying because I was almost at the point of hyperventilating. Why? Because A […]
April 6, 2017

Calling Bullshit…On Soothers

Dodies, soothers, pacifiers, dummies. They have many names and take on many forms, not unlike the devil. And they are the bane of my life. So I am calling bullshit on the lot of them! Whether it’s cost you €10 for the latest orthodontic, paediatric, aerodynamic, hypoallergenic, organic, sustainable, dolphin […]


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