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August 9, 2016

The ‘Problem’ With Having An Only Child

I thought I was finally done with the unsolicited questions at this stage in my life: “Do you not want to get married?” (When I was still […]
July 6, 2016

And The Fifth Horseman Of The Apocalypse Shall Be Called…Baby Squits

Today I had my first unwelcome experience of the baby-squits. The term may be an unfamiliar one, but the explanation won’t be. I have seen friends […]
July 1, 2016

Why I Didn’t Break The Bank For My Baby’s First Birthday

My baby turned one last weekend. I can’t quite believe it; despite all the clichés of “it’s like he’s been here forever”, it still feels like yesterday […]
June 7, 2016

I Put My Hair In A Bun Today

We all know mums are amazing, but sometimes we just need to remind each other of that. Roisin shared her story of PND with us. “I […]
May 31, 2016

All You Need To Know About Placenta Lasagne

Coleen Rooney was back in the papers last week with her latest post-pregnancy update. Now this may be a contentious topic for some, because we’re talking […]
January 8, 2018
May 26, 2016

The Truth About Pureed Paw-Paw And Kale Chips

I’m so excited by the buzz The M Word has generated so far. It’s reassuring to know my random thoughts and mild panics at 4am are […]
May 19, 2016

Finding A Balance

It ain’t easy. Maia