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James's blog: Lessons learnt

Author Mena McMahon Date 7th Feb 2018 at 02:05 Comments 3 Comments

In September my four-year old daughter started full-time school.  While our focus for the past five months has been supporting her learning in this new environment, with the first term now behi... Read More

Rosie's blog: Roots and wings

Author Mena McMahon Date 23rd Jan 2018 at 02:17 Comments 0 Comments

  The inevitability of aging and one’s children doing the same is brought into focus at this time of year when my sons turn 11 and 13 respectively within 6 weeks of each other. Ho... Read More

Peace's blog: My Christmas pedicure

Author Mena McMahon Date 10th Jan 2018 at 02:34 Comments 0 Comments

It’s that time of year again to start planning holidays for the year and to try to submit holiday requests for next December, especially if you’re one of the few who worked during the ... Read More

Caroline's blog: Thriving or surviving?

Author Mena McMahon Date 13th Dec 2017 at 03:15 Comments 0 Comments

So – the Advent countdown is well underway, with lots of school activities keeping us busy – practising lines for the Reception Nativity and the Infant Choir concert, and raiding the c... Read More

Sisieta's blog: The parenting carousel

Author Mena McMahon Date 5th Dec 2017 at 15:04 Comments 0 Comments

"As we countdown to the Christmas school holidays, it’s beginning to feel a lot like we are on a revolving wheel! So about 12 weeks ago, we had the big "Back to School celebrations.&q... Read More

Hayley's blog: Breathing space

Author Mena McMahon Date 28th Nov 2017 at 14:45 Comments 0 Comments

Last month I packed my bag, met my friend at the airport, hopped on a plane and spent 3 nights by a beach, drinking wine and eating copious amounts of patatas bravas. It was pretty amazing. My fri... Read More

James's blog: Only child syndrome

Author Mena McMahon Date 1st Nov 2017 at 02:46 Comments 2 Comments

There has been quite a bit in the press recently about the growing number of one child families. My wife and I both have siblings – my wife is the older of two sisters and I have an older siste... Read More
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