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Two years since The Impending Joys of Motherhood was born!

So its been a whole two years since that day. The day I clicked that publish button, held my breath and hoped for the best. I was a new Mama to a one month old Isla, and I was just buzzing to get my thoughts, words, feelings, out in typed form. It started off as… Continue reading Two years since The Impending Joys of Motherhood was born!

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The REAL pressure parents face when it comes to Christmas

Ah Christmas...it's the most wonderful time of the year, apparently to Andy Williams anyway! But I see the other, stressful side too. Now, having a toddler myself, I can see how that stress can creep up. My personal understanding of what Christmas is about is that you enjoy the little things in life that little… Continue reading The REAL pressure parents face when it comes to Christmas

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‘Mind your own business – I’ll parent how I want to parent’

We all have different trials and tribulations in life. Highs, lows, it's just the way life is, no matter who you are. But what I find, especially being Irish, living in Ireland, is this age-old thing that has come down from our parent's generation, and possibly before them; that someone's business is everyone's business. I often wonder is… Continue reading ‘Mind your own business – I’ll parent how I want to parent’

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What I’ll be teaching my daughter about exams and grades

As parents, we all strive for success in life for our offspring. But sometimes I do wonder if there is still too much focus when it comes to grades, exams and even college? The stresses of homework for primary school children, the intense exam pressure for secondary school teens and the race against time to… Continue reading What I’ll be teaching my daughter about exams and grades