Category Archive for: ‘babies’

  • Moods Of Motherhood Cover Front 300

    Moods of Motherhood

    Moods of Motherhood charts the inner journey of motherhood, giving voice to the often nebulous, unspoken tumble of emotions that motherhood evokes: tenderness, frustration, joy, grief, depression, playfulness and love. She explores the taboo subjects of maternal ambiguity, competitiveness, and the quest for perfection, offering […]

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    Bargain Resources for Mamas

    Being a mother What does it mean to be a mother? It is more than a name. More than a job. More than a role. It is an art form. A meditative practice in the school of life. It is a life’s work which changes […]

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  • A Virtual Mother Blessing

    This post is one of a series of posts from the Irish Parenting Bloggers to welcome two baby girls to two of our Irish Blogger Mamas,  Lisa and Aine, and is also dedicated to two other mamas who are close to my heart and due any day […]

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  • How we are born

    A fascinating article on JUNO online has reawakened many thoughts and feelings for me about the impact birth has… on the one being born. Perhaps another reason we find it so hard to look at birth trauma is because it touches our own unresolved pain. […]

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  • The motherland: a journey of the heart

    Yesterday, in a synchronistic overview which the Universe sometimes provides, I saw all sides of the miracle of motherhood writ large in the women in my life… In the course of my day I was honoured to spend quality time with: A woman who is […]

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  • Bye bye baby

    The time has come. Weaning time. But it is bittersweet, as weaning always is for me. I love the closeness, yet I resent the being tied and demanded of to this extent. I never want it to end on a bad note, nothing drastic. We […]

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  • Shared sleep

    You are there to greet me when I crawl into bed, willing the covers to be silent as I pull them over us. Your moth breath, your long lashes on cream cheeks, hands curled into soft chubby fists. My heart is still… and pounding at […]

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  • Until the Light of Morning – CD review

    “I have just come downstairs from singing my children to sleep. What a wonderful experience. No fighting or tears, just two sweaty little bodies gradually growing limper in my arms as slumber and song intertwined and lulled them, my words perhaps painting the start of their […]

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  • I see you baby!

    I write very few gloating mama posts. In general one’s pride in one’s own children does not translate well to others. But I cannot resist… Baby Ash is ten and a half months old. It seems every day we have a new achievement to cheer […]

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  • Mother tongue – a positive vocabulary of mothering

    “We live in an articulate society, continually questioning ourselves and each other. It is not fair to leave a new mother with a horrific collection of words to condemn her – and almost nothing in the way of praise for when she is doing something […]

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