With the Pope’s visit all over the news this week, there has been a lot of air time given to those who have survived clerical abuse in Ireland. The many women who were in Magdalene laundries, the children who were illegally adopted, those who were beaten and mistreated within schools and institutions and those who … More Words without actions are no use to anyone.
This is a true story. It is one I wrote two years ago, but I am always reminded of it on Mothers Day (which in Ireland is today). As I’m pretty sure most of you have never read the original I’ll tell it to you once more. Years ago I was on a training course. … More Remembering ‘hidden’ moms on Mothers Day.
Remember giving birth to your baby. That moment when you eventually get to meet the bump. Remember the intensity of the love you felt, and the instinct to protect your little one at all costs. Can you imagine if in order to fully protect your childs future, you had to deny you are the birth … More A mothers love.
This is a true story. It is especially poignant today, as today in Ireland it is “Mothers Day”. A few years ago, I was on a training course for a children s charity. Towards the end of the course, we were doing a night on loss. The idea behind the night, is that unless you … More Not Every Mother Celebrates Mothers Day!