Christine Greene-O'Brien Gleeson, Author at The M Word

Christine Greene-O'Brien Gleeson

February 8, 2019

Everyone Knows What A Nurse Does But Only A Parent With A Sick Child Knows What Else They Do

I want to talk about the worst night of my life. I had just returned home from a romantic, two night getaway with my husband. We […]
January 30, 2019

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, […]
January 20, 2019

10 Mams You Will Meet At Mother/Toddler Group

While waiting for a place to become available for my son in preschool, his Autism Resource worker suggested I take him and his little brother to […]
January 8, 2019

The Anti-Abortion Protests Are A Direct Attack On Women And Their Reproductive Choices

Just three days in to the New Year, three days since abortion services were made legal and accessible in most cases, a small group of anti-choice […]
December 16, 2018

If You Don’t Require A Social Welfare Payment Just Be Grateful You Don’t Need It

Ah parent and toddler groups, a place to get your little ones socialised and sharing. A place to vent to like-minded Mombies about your lack of […]
January 8, 2018
December 4, 2018

When They Can’t Tell You How Their Day Went

My almost five year old son started in mainstream primary school this September. He has a vast and extraordinary vocabulary but cannot speak socially. In other […]
October 18, 2018

Did We Stutter When We Voted To Repeal The Eighth?

Just starting the bedtime routine with a house full of sick babies, I’ve switched on Oireachtas TV for some background noise to drown out In The […]
September 19, 2018

I Confess To… My Top 10 Mumfessions

Ready to step into the #MWordMumfessional? Send us your funny mum confession and you could win a €1oo Brown Thomas Gift Card Any regular visitors to […]