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

Christine Greene-O'Brien Gleeson

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 […]
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 […]
August 25, 2018

When I Think Of The Pope Visiting Ireland All I Feel Is Rage

As the figure rises, week by week, of the amount of money the state is paying for the papal visit, so does my rage. Our government […]
January 8, 2018
August 21, 2018

My Never-Ending Fight For My Son With Autism

DING DING DING! It begins with a feeling that something is not quite right. You ignore it for as long as you can. When you’re ready, […]
June 5, 2018

What Not To Say To Parents Of Children With Autism

I am seeing these articles everywhere, and they are really starting to bug me. As a parent of children with special needs, I feel like they […]
April 6, 2018

Motherhood, Maternity Care & The 8th Amendment

After a miscarriage to an unplanned pregnancy, I became pregnant again at the age of 20. The miscarriage had frightened me so I clung on to […]