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October 19, 2018

Was Keira Knightly Right To Ban Her Daughter From Watching Disney Movies?

It was in the news this week that Keira Knightly has decided to ban her three year old daughter from watching some Disney movies because of […]
September 16, 2018

My Post-Labour Experience Was A Terrifying Blur

The birth of our eldest did not go according to plan. I went 12 days overdue and that meant induction. I got one dose of gel […]
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 12, 2018

Living With… Asthma

It’s a frightening feeling, struggling to breathe. Sounds dramatic, I know, but this is the reality of living with asthma. I have been asthmatic all my […]
January 8, 2018
September 11, 2018

Why Did They Take My Baby?

Dear Puddin, Something terrible happened. Your dad took you to a christening in Wexford, but he didnt bring you back. Instead he brought back this strange […]
September 10, 2018

What Does Mind Your Mental Health Really Mean?

Firstly, I am no trained psychotherapist/counsellor and I need to stress that it is always good to visit your GP if you do feel like you […]
September 9, 2018

You Can Keep Your Guilt, Thanks

Each morning, Monday to Friday, for the last 10 minutes of my commute to work just before I walk into the office building, I try and […]