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For Women Who Happen To Be Parents

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April 17, 2017
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Will My Children Suffer Because I Lost My Religion?

I was raised a Catholic. I was baptised as a baby and I made my First Holy Communion as a young girl. My mother took us to Mass most Sundays and every Christmas. We weren’t ‘fair weather’ Catholics, but our religion wasn’t a huge part of our daily lives either. […]
April 16, 2017
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Why You Won’t Sleep After Giving Birth

‘Now, don’t let them kick you out of that hospital bed until you’re ready to go home.’ I remember a number of well-meaning female friends and relatives drumming that line into me before I gave birth to my baby boy last December, with what I can only describe, knowing what […]
April 15, 2017
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A Mum Who Runs A Multinational Company Is The SAME As A Stay-At-Home Mum

So, here I am. A 35 year old woman with a beautiful, 17 month old daughter and I have made the decision to become a full time parent and quit my job in finance. A decision I made with my husband for the good of our family as a whole. […]
April 15, 2017
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After Work I Would Sit On The Couch And Talk To My Bump

“You’re still young. You have lots of time to fall pregnant”. “Your body got pregnant once. Okay, it didn’t go to plan, but at least you can get pregnant”. Stop! Please, stop it! Enough! That’s what I wanted to say to the well meant advice and anecdotes. But I didn’t. […]

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