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More Than Words

A few days in Greece has me reconnecting with my heritage and the richness of it. From the ancient ruins, to the amazing gastronomical feasts, to their beautiful use of words and emotion. The Greek vocabulary is so full and … Continue reading

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Help! Why is that word sometimes so hard to say?

  The above picture is what people saw on their TVs this morning if they were watching “Ireland AM”. It looks like things are all under control, just as we are about to go to air. What no-one sees (or … Continue reading

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What do you mean your one year old hasn’t applied for a secondary school place?

I have lost count of the amount of times my husband and I have been asked if we have thought about what secondary school we are going to send our daughter to. This may seem like a normal question to … Continue reading

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First Day of First Class

Today she held my hand as she walked to her first day of first class. She was both excited and nervous. Today, she still needed her mum (and dad, but I was the closest one today). This won’t always be … Continue reading

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Please respect MY privacy

  Did you hear that Dublin Airport have a dedicated baby feeding room for breast feeding mums travelling through Terminal 2? I wish the story ended there. I wish we could just celebrate this achievement and hope that the same … Continue reading

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Thanks for the Village, Mum and Dad

I’ve spent the last week in a pueblo, in Spain, with my Spanish parents. When I say that to people, the usual response is, “I didn’t know you were Spanish. I thought you were Australian/Italian/Greek.” I am, but I am … Continue reading

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