Yvonne Reddin

Mother knows best

I have been kept busy with Summer activities for the kids, in other words keeping the kids happy.  Summer camps can be expensive, especially when you have more than one child.  But, as Ireland has had a Summer this year, a very good one, its […]

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Sharing is caring

For me, becoming a mother has been the toughest challenge.  And that is up there with completing a level eight college degree, learning to drive at 45, moving overseas and back, living with a parent who has Alzheimers and parenting alone. I have always felt […]

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“Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine” book review

If the book “Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine” was written by an Irish author, it would be called “Eleanor Oliphant is grand”.  This is what Irish people say for everything even if you have suitcases under your eyes, have forgotten to take your pyjamas off […]

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Dream on

“People who say they sleep like a baby usually don’t have one.” -Leo J. Burke To say sleep deprivation is torture would be an understatement.  I am just going to write about my experience of sleep deprivation from one of my twins.  I would say the […]

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Wham Bam, It’s tough being a mam

A typical day for me the last four years, consists of daily trips to parks, making snacks, cooking dinners, changing nappies then toilet training, hopefully getting six hours unbroken sleep a night and maybe having a shower at some stage of the day.  And what […]

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