Guest, Author at The M Word


October 12, 2018

You Were Tiny, But You Were Loved

I remember the positive pregnancy test. We had only decided to try for a baby and I’d heard all the stories saying it could take months. […]
September 28, 2018

Fruit Smoothies And Raisins Are ROTTING Your Kids Teeth

A primary cause of tooth decay in children is sugar. However, its not necessarily the amount of sugar, but the frequency of intake that is important. […]
September 28, 2018

I Never Thought Grieving A Miscarriage Would Be This Hard

Nobody talks about the ‘M’ word. Its one of the rules of the club. A hidden shame, the loss. The loss of hope, the pain. We […]
September 23, 2018

I Was Sacked And Left Homeless While Five Months Pregnant

Not to long after meeting my partner I fell pregnant which was fast but we were happy, I had just started a new job and my […]
September 19, 2018

Living With…. Depression

It’s been 12 months since my diagnosis. 12 months of living with an illness that’s invisible. 12 months of fighting demons inside my own head. Around […]
January 8, 2018
September 7, 2018

Living With…An Alcoholic Parent Has Had A Profound Effect On My Life

Living with an alcoholic as a child has had a profound effect on my life as an adult. I always have that worry when I fancy […]
September 2, 2018

Five Years Of Family Court And We’re Still No Further Forward

Being a lone parent is hard, being a lone parent with the Irish court system to back you up is even harder. Be it prison terms […]
August 31, 2018

Today A Complete Stranger Reduced Me To Tears

I read brilliant articles on this site all the time that really remind me I’m not alone on the days when I find motherhood difficult. But […]