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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 […]
April 5, 2017
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Antenatal Visits For Dummies

It is my fifth time round the antenatal merry-go-round, and I have picked up a thing or two! It can be a bit of a minefield, particularly for a first-timer. Between my 5 pregnancies, I’ve given birth in 2 major hospitals and from listening to other mama’s experiences, I have […]
April 5, 2017
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Living with…Post-Natal Depression

So I’ve really gone and given away the ending in the headline, this won’t be about how I’m not sure if I had PND or if it was just the baby blues that dragged on a bit. It’s my story, and everyone’s story is as unique as themselves. I’m telling […]

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