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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 […]
April 13, 2019

Where Was This Rush Of Love I Was Supposed To Get?

I didn’t know I had post-natal depression until one day, when my son was 7 months old, I woke up feeling really excited about him. That […]
April 9, 2019
Son's Birth

The Words ‘Not Life Altering’ Were The Sweetest I Have Ever Heard

How long does it take to get over a bad birth experience? Months? Years? It’s been six years and I still well up when I try […]
January 8, 2018
April 7, 2019

How Coping With Asthma Can Be Frightening

It’s a frightening feeling, struggling to breathe. Sounds dramatic, I know, but this is the reality of living with asthma. I have been asthmatic all my […]
April 6, 2019

Why I Ditched The Doorbell And Never Looked Back

Every parent in the world knows the importance of getting their babies and toddlers down for that famed afternoon nap. It’s a routine that can make […]
April 5, 2019

A Miscarriage Is Not The Same As Having A Tooth Removed

Losing a baby is an incredibly difficult event in any persons life. I felt this & understood this long before it happened to me. This understanding […]