Fionnaigh O'Connor, Author at The M Word

Fionnaigh O'Connor

April 16, 2019

The Messed Up Morality I Have Learned From Fairy Tales

1. Snow White and The Seven Dwarves: There is always some bitch who can’t handle getting older and another bitch who is more beautiful. You need […]
April 15, 2019

I Will Never Be The Shoemaker And The Elves Kind Of Mother

A mother friend of mine is one of those people who cleans the house invisibly. I call it the Shoemaker and the Elves syndrome – everything […]
April 11, 2019

This Is Why Reading To Your Child Is So Important

One of the nicest parts of parenting is story time at the end of the day.  You get to sit down with your little sweetie, pajamaed […]
April 9, 2019

BirthStory: The One With The Small Baby

My mother had her first baby in 1968.  I heard only two details concerning the labour. The first was that my father dropped her to the […]
April 5, 2019

Children Unconsciously Punish You If You Leave Them

As a mother of any number of kids, there is occasions that this mother must leave the family home and the motherhood role from time to […]
January 8, 2018
April 1, 2019

High Street Fast Food Chain Set To Add Breastmilk Based Products To Their Menu

The recent article published in the British Medical Journal – Issue No 3 (2018/19) citing the nutritional benefits of breastmilk has garnered some weight among nutritionists […]
March 14, 2019

Here’s 8 Things I Have Learned About Living A Healthier Life

Food For Thought – Dubliner Lighter Lifestyle Event The health and fitness media event I attended on Feb 27th last focused on the three musketeers of […]
March 4, 2019

Calling Time On… Backseat Drivers

Does anyone know a backseat driver? Does anyone know that one person in your life who starts many sentences with ‘What you should do is…’ or […]