Real Life

July 17, 2018

The Day MND Took My Dad

It was my brother’s 21st –  and the weekend of my father’s funeral. Your breathing had changed, worrying my Mother, you wouldn’t take in any fluids […]
July 16, 2018

Calling Time On… Sanctimammies

Sanctimammy Noun – A Mammy who believes that her way of parenting is the correct and proper way; judging and dismissing other Mums who do not […]
July 15, 2018

9 Ways To Stop The House Becoming A Cesspit When You’ve Kids

Do you feel like it’s a constant battle between filling up the dishwasher and putting away every last toy that your kids have somehow managed to […]
July 11, 2018

All I Can Do Is Try

When you first have a baby it’s an incredibly daunting experience, you are exhausted beyond belief, the demands on you are many and you likely feel […]
July 10, 2018

My Fiancé Slept With My Niece

My whole world turned upside down in March of last year. I found out my fiancé, the father of my two small children, the person I’d […]
January 8, 2018
July 9, 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 […]
July 8, 2018

Why I Play The Labour Card

There are a few inalienable facts when it comes to men and women. First, men always claim that getting a knock to the balls is the […]
July 7, 2018

Give Me A Toddler Over A Teen, Anytime

I arrived into work after a recent hectic weekend filled with teenagers and their endless pursuits and asked my colleague how her weekend went. Her face […]