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Chest Infection, Social Welfare Office, Nappy Wearing, and “Bloody Feminism…”

"Bloody feminism! Where has it got you exactly?!" This intriguing statement came from an 87-year-old aunt a few weeks back. The first reaction was "Well, she's old"... but the words have stuck ever since, with her sentiments ringing particularly true this week. This week has been somewhat of a mixed bag. Without seeking pathos from… Continue reading Chest Infection, Social Welfare Office, Nappy Wearing, and “Bloody Feminism…”

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“Baby Will Cost You €15k Before 1st Birthday”… Some Tips to Avoid That Mammoth Price Tag

"Travel Systems" costing in excess of a grand... Mattresses for the pram, the Moses basket, followed by the crib, and the cotbed. Applicable bedding for all the aforementioned... The avalanche of baby toys... Baby clothes they grow out of in the space of two weeks... the mountain of nappies... We've not even addressed the issue of… Continue reading “Baby Will Cost You €15k Before 1st Birthday”… Some Tips to Avoid That Mammoth Price Tag