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April 20, 2019

How I Get My Youngest To Sleep Every Night Using Dreams

If anyone was ever witness to the conversations that take place between me and my youngest son at bedtime they would think we had consumed copious […]
April 20, 2019

A Letter To My Daughter…

To my princess, I remember when I found out I was pregnant with you. Those were the happiest days of my life. I never dreamed two […]
April 19, 2019

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 […]
April 17, 2019

That Time My Husband Left Me For Six Months

It’s been a year since my other half returned from being away with the Army for 6 months which has given me time to get a […]
April 17, 2019

Dear Anxiety….We’re SO Over

After seven days of intense anxiety, panic attacks and anxiety attacks that have left me crippled, as though my world has been sucked into a vacuum […]
January 8, 2018
April 15, 2019

Calling Time On…..Creche Bugs

Maybe it is just me but this year seems to have been bug-after-cold-after-bug-after-HF&M-after-bug doing the rounds in creche circles. And it is not just our creche, […]
April 14, 2019

Living With…..Congenital Hypothyroidism

When my daughter was about 10 days old, I got a phone call from Holles Street Hospital. ‘The heel prick test came back abnormal’. I had […]
April 13, 2019

I Have Lost Patience With My Kids Sitting Like A Zombie In Front Of A Screen

Each time I get the urge to blog it seems to be in rant mode. Maybe it’s that I’m getting older and my patience for nonsense […]