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April 8, 2017
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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
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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
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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
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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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