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Rhythm and Rhyme after such a long time (Moving forward, aesthetically anyway!)

Rhythm and Rhyme playgroup

Tweet Having been off the agenda for quite some time due to refurbishment of my local library I returned to the rhythm and rhyme playgroup today after a 15 month exile. This could be the end of the rhythm and…
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A visit to the obnoxious little porker aka Peppa pig world!

Peppa meets the McCanns!

Tweet ​Peppa world, the world of the obnoxious little porker we all have a love hate relationship with as she entertains our children in her cheeky petulant way. So why did we go? Well for our children of course! For…
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Responsibility for irresponsible parenting?

Tweet So when do you step in? Keeping a watchful eye on our children 24/7 is tough, I think we would all agree on that. They move with lighting pace (apart from when you’re in a rush) and in a…
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“I`m sure you`re hoping for a boy” and other wrong assumptions..

Societal conformance

Tweet I’m sure you’re hoping for a boy! If I had a £1 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…
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Dad goals and the importance of sticking to them!

Tweet As I stepped out of the swimming pool having struggled to swim more than a couple of full-lengths I thought to myself why bother, why am I doing this what’s the point? I mean I am a 40 year…
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“Meternity”, a typing mistake or just generally a mistake? I`m not so sure..

Tweet I recently watched an article on this morning about a lady who had written a fictional book in which it appeared she was saying that women should be allowed some “me” time from their employers and change this the…
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4 learnings from 4 weeks shared parental leave.

Tweet 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…
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An Easter holiday with a little piece of Irish history!

Tweet 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…
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Our big Radio debut!

Tweet 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…
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Our big screen debut!

Tweet Having been invited to take part in a local news feature a few months back I was delighted to be able to take part this week. The topic was shared parental leave and how it has landed 6 months…
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