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November 1, 2017
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The Six Word Mum: Stephanie Siviter

This week The M Word is introducing Stephanie Siviter to our readers. A self confessed wine and cheese expert for now. Until her dream job of becoming a published writer and to live by the sea. A mum of two boys with cheeky smiles, they are her muse her inspiration her […]
November 1, 2017
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9 Things Not To Say To A Woman During Labour

In the early part of my pregnancy last year, I was like many women worried about labour. I think it’s the fear of the unknown is what really got to me. I knew it was going to be painful, as the old-school midwife at the ante-natal class chirpily told us […]
October 31, 2017
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My Son Just Gave Me A Slow Clap

Yesterday evening, thirteen hours into my day with my two young sons, I sat, slumped on the closed toilet lid watching them in the bath together. The three year old, long and slender, pale, the water only covering his bent knees; the ten month old sitting stoutly, portly and stocky, […]
October 31, 2017
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Hey, Hallow’een! You’re Not, And Never Will Be, Christmas, Ok?

As a parent of three small boys, I couldn’t survive without a calendar; not a digital one but an old school one that hangs on the wall. Every hospital appointment, birthday party and extra curricular activity is written on there as I cannot trust my mammy-brain. Looming large is Halloween […]

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