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Tag Archive: parenting

Is it Dad, Daddy, Father or Paul? Who knows, who cares?

Tweet Luke, I am your father! An epic line from one of the biggest movies of all time. Now lets imagine that line was “Luke, I am Darth” or even “Luke, I am daddy”. Would it have been remembered so…
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Choosing a family car, the sequel!

Tweet Following on from my post looking at Choosing a family car, part 1.  I now find myself going back to it as I now need an even bigger car as baby number 3 will be joining us in October!…
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Controlling your heating, saving money and helping the kids sleep!

Tweet As I watched my Facebook timeline this past few days of extremely hot weather lots of parents were posting pictures of the temperature in their children’s bedrooms I began to think about a product I bought late last year.…
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How do we explain terrorism to our children?

Tweet Watching the news over the past few weeks it’s clear that the world is becoming a more fragile and scary place. Deplorable attacks which can never be justified no matter what. Now it turns out that there was an…
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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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Twins or two under two, which is more difficult to parent?

Tweet I was having a conversation recently around how exhausting it can be with 2 kids under 2 years old when someone in the company said it is probably worse than having twins. This got me thinking, would it actually…
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The big personal Facebook and blog dilemma!

Tweet Almost one year on from my blogging debut I am beginning to rethink one of my decisions from when I began. That is that I am now considering whether or not I was right when I decided not to…
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