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February 8, 2019

I Played The Labour Card To Hide How Overwhelmed I Was

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 […]
February 7, 2019

I Don’t Have The Same Name As My Children – And I Hate It

Naming your child is so difficult. Straight away there are reams of names that you have to discount. Any name of anyone you don’t like. (there’ll […]
February 6, 2019

Living With… Boys

As a mother of two boys my house is overloaded with testosterone. Up until we welcomed our baby girl last year, I was the only female […]
February 6, 2019

Our First Weekend Away – WITHOUT The Kids

We are married twelve years this year. We have three kids from 4 to 10. Like so many other families Monday to Friday is the usual show of […]
February 4, 2019

What It’s Really Like To Be Stuck In The Welfare Trap

Listening to the radio one day, as a narcistic condesending know it all declared that the Social Welfare Christmas bonus is only spent on going out…. […]
January 8, 2018
February 4, 2019

No Sex, Please. We’re Parents!

I have to give my kids the Sex Talk. Yup, the Sex Talk. Turns out that the time between being a baby and having the ability […]
February 2, 2019

Just Give The Child A Damn Cupcake!

There’s a lot of things, as parents, that we feel we should do. Even if it’s something you don’t want to do or something that doesn’t […]
January 30, 2019

Living With…The Drama of a Six Year Old

Count to ten, I tell myself, just count to ten before you say anything. My six-year-old daughter is testing my patience AGAIN. But then it happens […]