Deirdre Gilbourne, Author at The M Word

Deirdre Gilbourne

January 18, 2019
Play Date

When Play Dates Go Horribly Wrong….

Ah playdates, a chance to keep the kids entertained for a while. And when they wave goodbye they’ll sink into the couch and be nice and […]
January 8, 2019

Calling Time On… Bickering Brothers

Does every house have them? Or is it just my house? Is it all about the age gap or does it happen regardless? After spending a […]
January 1, 2019

New Year, New Me? No, Thanks

Like them or loathe them? I loathe them. In my opinion, January is a tough month. Four long weeks of dark mornings and dark evenings. Not […]
December 5, 2018

The Six Stages of Thinking You’re ‘Late’

As I sit here, I’m late. Not late for the bus, not late for a meeting; late, late. I think every parent knows what ‘late’ means. […]
November 26, 2018

Real Review: Santa’s Journey Roundwood

We are just home from meeting Santa Claus at ‘Santa’s Journey’ in the beautiful surrounding of Djouce Golf Club, Roundwood. Myself, my hubby, our seven year […]
January 8, 2018
November 20, 2018

I Don’t Buy 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 […]
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 […]