Advice for my old friend on becoming a mammy

Two of my oldest friends are waiting to become mammies for the first time and I'm so excited for them. The last few weeks of pregnancy are so special, especially on your first. Your whole world is about to be turned upside down and you are about to start an adventure without a clue about … Continue reading Advice for my old friend on becoming a mammy

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The choice of a generation

Ireland is about to have a referendum on whether or not to repeal the 8th amendment to its Constitution, which states 'The State acknowledges the right to life of the unborn and, with due regard to the equal right to life of the mother, guarantees in its laws to respect, and as far as practicable, … Continue reading The choice of a generation

Book review – ‘French children don’t throw food’ by Pamela Druckerman

I’m a reader. I like to read for entertainment but also I always look to books to help me out when I’m looking for direction. Becoming a mammy for the first time nearly 3 years ago was the maddest, most intense thing that ever happened to me and I flailed around for a good long … Continue reading Book review – ‘French children don’t throw food’ by Pamela Druckerman