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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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“I`m sure you`re hoping for a boy” and other wrong assumptions..

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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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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Is it worth working and paying childcare?

Tweet 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…
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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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Rhythm and Rhyme after such a long time!

Tweet After 11 months away from my daughter’s first rhythm and Rhyme classMy first trip to Rhythm and Rhyme! I finally made it back this week with two children in tow. I couldn’t believe the change in the short space of…
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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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