Aedin Fiel, Author at The M Word

Aedin Fiel

February 9, 2019

The Day My Six-Year-Old ‘Outed’ Me At The Shops

‘Mummy’s having a baby!’ announced my six year old to the entire queue of Tesco’s. ‘Ah! Congratulations dear!’ said one lovely lady, gazing at my tummy […]
February 8, 2019

Mastitis – It’s The Mother Of All Dragons.

I had my three kids naturally. I’m not boasting, it was not at all part of my birthing plan but alas every time I make a […]
January 11, 2019

Are Little Voices Entitled To A Voice?

I hate Peppa Pig. There – I said it and feel remarkably better for it! Well for the next five minutes at least. As a child […]
January 10, 2019

When A Mum Said She Lets Her Teen Roam Free On Social Media We All Silently Tutted

I was attending a dinner recently when the subject of social media cropped up and ignited interest on who deemed what socially permissible for their children. […]
December 11, 2018

The 7 Types Of Mums At The Gates

It’s finally here. My neighbours have put up their Christmas tree and the Smyths catalogue in our house is almost worn. (It’s so nice seeing the […]
January 8, 2018
December 10, 2018

The S*!T We Said When Pregnant With Our First

A friend of mine forwarded me an article in a magazine recently where a first-time pregnant mother stated that ‘I don’t need fellow mum friends!’ I […]
September 21, 2018

After 11 Years I Deserve A First Class Honours Cert In Poo!

It dawned on me the other day as I retrieved a doggy poo bag out of my handbag and knelt down to scoop up my own child’s […]
September 8, 2018

Do Public Displays Of Aggression Mirror Home Life?

I was standing outside a supermarket the other day when a six-year-old ran past his mother onto a busy road and narrowly missed getting hit by […]