Shirley Murray, Author at The M Word

Shirley Murray

December 30, 2018

Living With… Long Hairs Eveywhere!

Surely I’m not the only one who has gone into Penny’s and bought a job lot of hair elastics? I recently bought a pack of 100 […]
December 16, 2018

Christmas As A Single Parent When It Isn’t Your Turn

Most of us parents look forward to Christmas don’t we? Yes it can be so stressful trying to find money for gifts, budget for food and […]
December 11, 2018

How To Do Disneyland Paris on a Budget

We all want to take our kids to Disneyland don’t we? They grow up with Snow White and Nemo, Toy Story and Spiderman and we would […]
November 24, 2018

It’s Hard To Make Friends As A Grown-Up

Facebook is awash with motivational and inspirational quotes, shared by many of us at our lowest point to try and put into words how we are […]
October 10, 2018

Living With…. A Tight Budget

I have a good job, a really job in fact and would probably be considered to have a decent enough salary.  I’m not on the poverty […]
January 8, 2018
October 9, 2018

Accept Your Body, And I’ll Accept Mine

The whole debate around fatness has burned brightly over the past few months.  It’s been going on for years but recently it seems to have reignited, […]
October 8, 2018

Emma Was Not The Only One

Yesterday greeted us all with the heartbreaking news that cervical cancer patient, Emma Mhic Mhathuna sadly passed away.  Like most of the people of Ireland, I […]
October 8, 2018

Calling Time On… Hours of Homework

You pull up outside the school gates alongside all of the other parents, waiting for your little darling to skip out from the school with a […]