Deirdre Gilbourne, Author at The M Word

Deirdre Gilbourne

November 14, 2018

Why Don’t We Talk About Miscarriage?

My miscarriage happened when I was just seven weeks pregnant. I only found out I was pregnant at five weeks. We had a mere two weeks […]
November 5, 2018

When The Hubby Goes Away….It Makes No Difference

My other half has disappeared on his yearly golf trip to Spain. In fairness, he works very hard and I don’t begrudge him the trip at […]
October 31, 2018

Can We Make Halloween a One Day Holiday Again?

Hands up who doesn’t like Halloween. Meeeee! I remember liking it as a kid. Well, it was just one night back then. My clown outfit consisted […]
October 27, 2018

I Don’t By Barbie Dolls For My Daughter Because She Dresses Like A Hooker

My little girl turns two shortly and I’m having trouble choosing a present for her. At the moment, she usually plays with her older brothers toys […]
October 22, 2018

Calling Time On… Pressure On Non-Sporty Boys

All boys love sport. This is the message I see everywhere. I have two boys and they both love sport. However, one is great at sport, […]
January 8, 2018
October 12, 2018
Royal wedding

I Just Could Not Get Enough Of Today’s Royal Wedding

Is it just me, or do us Irish folk have an unnatural interest in the weddings of the Royals from over the pond? Princess Eugenie got […]
October 11, 2018
Coffee

Turns Out Drinking Too Much Coffee Has Left My Skin Parched

I’m just back from Lloyds Pharmacy’s ‘Best Version of You’ event in the stunning Airfield Estate in Dundrum. The wellness campaign is in a bid to […]
October 1, 2018

I Confess To… Hating Crafting With My Kids

I’ll admit it. I hate crafts. I have three children, and I hate crafts. Before I had kids I thought I’d be all like Mary from […]