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September 13, 2018

Having The Stranger Danger Talk With My Kids Makes Me Sick

Writing this post makes me feel nauseous, but for that reason I think it’s a meaningful post to write. I can’t be the only parent that […]
September 12, 2018

Living With… Asthma

It’s a frightening feeling, struggling to breathe. Sounds dramatic, I know, but this is the reality of living with asthma. I have been asthmatic all my […]
September 11, 2018

Why Did They Take My Baby?

Dear Puddin, Something terrible happened. Your dad took you to a christening in Wexford, but he didnt bring you back. Instead he brought back this strange […]
September 10, 2018

What Does Mind Your Mental Health Really Mean?

Firstly, I am no trained psychotherapist/counsellor and I need to stress that it is always good to visit your GP if you do feel like you […]
September 9, 2018

You Can Keep Your Guilt, Thanks

Each morning, Monday to Friday, for the last 10 minutes of my commute to work just before I walk into the office building, I try and […]
January 8, 2018
September 8, 2018

The Messed Up Morality I Have Learned From Fairy Tales

1. Snow White and The Seven Dwarves: There is always some bitch who can’t handle getting older and another bitch who is more beautiful. You need […]
September 8, 2018

This Is Why Reading To Your Child Is So Important

One of the nicest parts of parenting is story time at the end of the day.  You get to sit down with your little sweetie, pajamaed […]
September 7, 2018

What Happens To Kids When Their Siblings Are Twins?

My youngest son is chatty, funny, boisterous and at times, loud.  He is lively, energetic, constantly animated and great fun to have around.  The house comes […]