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September 14, 2018

9 Top Tips To Nuke Those Nits!

Yes, it’s that time of year again. Our little darlings are tripping back through the school gates and the country heaves a collective sigh of relief […]
September 14, 2018

Education In Ireland Is Supposed To Be Free But The Costs Keep Going Up

September has got to be the most expensive month in the calendar.  It doesn’t compare to Christmas and all the financial hardship that entails.  It hasn’t […]
September 14, 2018

I’m Not Sure What To Do With My Frozen Embryos

Every so often I get asked ‘ So… are you going to try again for a girl now that you have two boys?’ What an odd […]
September 13, 2018

Having The Stranger Danger Talk With My Kids Makes Me Sick

Writing this post makes me feel nauseous, but for that reason I think it’s a meaningful post to write. I can’t be the only parent that […]
September 13, 2018

I Confess To… Using ‘The Nuns’ As The Ultimate Threat

The biggest threat in my house is to go to the nuns. It all began when the boys were probably three and four. Full of mischief […]
January 8, 2018
September 13, 2018

Parents: A Soft Place In A Hard World

“You’re too soft on her!” How many times have I heard this phrase? I imagine if I got paid every time it was said to me […]
September 12, 2018

Seven Reasons Why Running Is My Secret Escape

So I started running in January with the goal of a half marathon in September. I like the idea of running out of the house and […]
September 12, 2018

I Walked Out On Them All And Drove To Blessington Lakes

My beautiful, and most wanted baby boy was born on the 30th of December 2016. Although, I did not enjoy pregnancy due to a million and […]