Educate Together

Well, if you live in Ireland the word Autism has been causing quite a stir this week, or rather the misuse of the word Autism. Like many parents, I am pretty naffed off by the blatant ignorance demonstrated by a local right wing politician and her antiquated...

Finding A Good Connection

Last week I held the official launch of my book ‘Bedtime Stories for Mothers and Others’. It was an event I had always dreamed of in my own small way, and it did not disappoint. JOY! Having the opportunity to talk to people about something that I am so...

Bank of Mum and Dad

Tomorrow is my birthday and there are 2 people without whom I wouldn’t even been here. They have saved my ass on so many levels on so many occasions, so I wanted to dedicate a piece to my parents. Plus, if I didn’t, there’s no chance my Dad would ever pick me up...

The Big Picture

Just like any good sit-com, there are always lots of other characters that put in an appearance.  I’m going to attempt to cover a few of those that are in my own personal show. The Old Friends As in I’ve known them for a long time, not that they are old. ...