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A Public (In)Convenience

  Question: If a Dad of little girls (3 to 6yrs approx) is out and about with them, as the sole adult, where does he take them to the toilet? A woman brings little girls, or boys, into the Ladies with … Continue reading

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From Apron Strings to Purse Strings – a Graduation

‘Gender quotas. Miriam for President. Mammy O’ Rourke’ Amid all the talk of women in political life, you’d occasionally hear a suggestion that the country’s purse strings be handed to housewives. Specifically, to that generation of women who gave up … Continue reading

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Let’s Party like it’s 1979

It is a wet Wednesday afternoon. I’m on my way from work, to the shops, with two complaining children in the back of the car. I have a dozen better things to do with my time – and money. But … Continue reading

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1st Day of School – there will be tears…

 It happens every September. About 60,000 times. It’s a rite of passage as routine as the ABC itself. So why as parents do we end up in a heap about our own children starting school? I went though it with … Continue reading

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