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All in good time, the rush for baby milestones..

I was in a furniture shop at the weekend and the salesperson was telling me with great joy about their grandchild’s first potty poo and the subsequent WhatsApp pictures

My perfectly imperfect blog and blogging envy!

Greetings, During my time away from blogging there were a few issues which affected me coming back. Firstly there was web hosting service shutting my blog down due to high data usage, ironic in that it wasn’t actually active at…
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Thank funk it`s Friday!!

Well hello đź‘‹.. Its been a while, its been a long long while.. But I’m back.. So you may remember my previous post about my redundancy, Redundancy, but you have a young family! Well I’m pleased to report that I…
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Everything you ever wanted to know about Shared parental leave but were afraid to ask..

As we approach the third anniversary of the launch of shared parental leave on 05/04//2015 I started thinking about why the uptake is so poor. Most of the online focus looks at the financial impacts but there is nothing looking…
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“I`m sure you`re hoping for a boy” and other wrong assumptions..

Societal conformance

I’m sure you’re hoping for a boy! If I had a ÂŁ1 for every time i have heard that in recent weeks I`d be a very rich man, maybe not rich persay, but I’d certainly be more wealthy than I…
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4 learnings from 4 weeks shared parental leave.

As I am now in my 5th week of shared parental leave I thought I would share some of my learnings so far with two daughters under two, 1, ITS AWESOME! No but serious its fantastic and one of the…
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An Easter holiday with a little piece of Irish history!

We recently took a trip to Dublin over the Easter holidays. Nothing new for us grabbing a quick weekend away when we’re both off but this weekend coincided with the 100th anniversary of the Easter rising which meant it was…
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Is it worth working and paying childcare?

As we are a few months away from both returning to work full time we are starting to contemplate what this means for our two cherubs.Two daughters The initial and natural thought I think is to start looking at nurseries…
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Our big Radio debut!

Following on from Our big screen debut last October we were today invited to take part in an interview on a local radio station, Radio Ulster. The topic of the interview was inequality around childcare with a recent report suggesting women in Northern Ireland do more…
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