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April 20, 2019

If You Are A Mum I Don’t Think You Can Have It All

Motherhood and all it entails is not for the faint hearted. If you are fiercely ambitious and career driven then under no circumstances have a baby. […]
April 19, 2019

My Children’s Birthdays Make Me Think Of What I Was Doing When They Were Born

  Every year as the days approach my children’s birthdays, I find myself reliving where I was and what I was doing the year they were […]
April 19, 2019

School Doesn’t Prep Kids For The Real World

When you graduate from secondary school you can name 52 prepositions in the English language, recite theorems and algebra formulae and regurgitate passages from Shakespeare.  You […]
April 18, 2019

RIP, Peaceful Toilet Trips

Welcome. And also, congratulations.   You’ve reached a point in your life where you’ve felt compelled to click on something with Toilet in the title. What […]
April 18, 2019

Has The Old ‘Me’ Gone Forever?

Here I am, a ‘young’ mum of two beautiful children that I love and adore, but some days I don’t. Some days I get lost in […]
January 8, 2018
April 16, 2019

About That Time I Asked ‘Colin Farrell’ For His Autograph…

My birthday is the 13th of a month so I can’t be superstitious about the number 13 In fact I’m not really superstitious at all. My […]
April 16, 2019

The Messed Up Morality I Have Learned From Fairy Tales

1. Snow White and The Seven Dwarves: There is always some bitch who can’t handle getting older and another bitch who is more beautiful. You need […]
April 16, 2019

Learning To Love My Baby

20th January 2017 is a day that for most people will be remembered as the day Donald J. Trump officially took office. For me, it will […]