The School gate mammies

There are a lot of different types of school gate mammies . Shall we talk about them and see how many you recognise? The perfectly dressed one. You glare at the togetherness of her ,she always greets you with a smile each […]

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Netflix Stream Teamin’

    I will admit it ; ever since I became part of Netflix Stream Team I am using it as an excuse to watch as much Netflix as I possibly can .   It’s guilt free now, because I can say […]

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Never Ever Have I Ever …

  Let’s play ‘Never Ever Have I’ parent version : What you will need: More than one parent, so your partner can play too. A fresh coffee . Wine if it’s after wine o clock – you decide what wine o clock […]

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A stick, some thread and a lot of mischief …

  When people ask me what was it like growing up in Ireland in the 1980’s with a brother who has Down syndrome, I can sadly think of an awful lot of horrible experiences outside of our home. But inside our home, […]

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Mamas Paradise

  As I walk through the perils of raisin’ these kids I take a look at my house and realise it ain’t well kept ‘Cause I’ve been bossing and ordering so long, That even my hubby thinks that my mind is gone, […]

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Oh sweet toddler of mine

My toddler turns four soon. Lately he has become a bit of an untrustworthy little sh…spy. He is teaching me every day, that while two came before him, they were really just preparing me for him. He is not to be trusted […]

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13 things to know when you’re pushing a wheelchair!

  This is our second summer having a wheelchair. There are a few things I wish someone had told me before we got the chair in order to make our life that bit easier. 1– The wheelchair can be used as a […]

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I am learning ….

I am already shaking. The clock strikes 10 and I spot his car. I quietly leave. I don’t want the chorus from my boys . I introduce myself and tell him I am nervous. (I am very nervous). He smiles. We begin. […]

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Lucy’s back

“Mammy” I ignored him. “MAMMMMMMIEEEEEE” I sighed. I had just cleared my desk, plumped up the cushions and sat on my new chair with the hopes that some words would dance on the blank iPad screen. The IPad screen and I haven’t […]

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He Said / She Said

We were living in rented accommodation, which we both hated. It wasn’t a bad house at all until you got to the North Pole , known in many homes as the kitchen. Having a fridge in there seemed pointless, as we used […]

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