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January 23, 2018

I Was Gonna Kick Autism’s Ass

I really feel like I’ve been a good sport. When my son was diagnosed, I wept, I got angry, I sought out someone to blame, I […]
January 17, 2018

Don’t Mind Me, I’m Just Having A ‘Mumtrum’

Mumtrum: Definition: Mother in danger of Losing Her Grip after encounter with small children (usually her own). I recently visited Dublin Zoo with my husband and our […]
January 16, 2018

Are Children Developing A Screen Dependency?

Are screens addictive? And, if they are, should we be allowing our children to spend so much time on their devices? Smartphones and tablets are here […]
January 15, 2018

Mealtime Is Mayhem, So Why Do We STILL Love Eating With Our Kids?

Does this scenario sound familiar? You’ve spent an hour or two slaving over a hot stove, putting together a healthy, nutritionally-balanced meal for your little darlings. […]
January 12, 2018

Hey, Shops…Stop Bombarding My Children With Free Sweets!

Why is it OK to give kids free sweets everywhere? First of all, there’s so much talk about childhood obesity, that even Mary from countryside should […]
January 8, 2018
December 17, 2017

HELP! My Three-Year-Old Won’t Give Up Her Soother

Dear M Word I have a problem and was hoping that some mums/dads following The M Word blog might help. My daughter will be three next […]
December 8, 2017

Cold Snap Is Sending ‘False Widow’ Spiders Indoors Experts Warn

This is the news anyone with a fear of spiders definitely does not want to hear. But experts are warning the recent cold snap is going […]
December 7, 2017

Mum Stunned After She Receives Note Telling Her Off For Using A Nursery

Parents in a posh area of London were left stunned after a mystery note writer told them off for putting their kids in nursery. The strongly […]