Val Mullally

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Sandra Towning with baby Aaran and Ryan at their home in Shanballymore, Co Cork. Photograph: Michael MacSweeney/Provision

The transition from one child to two was much more difficult than Sandra and Ross Towning had anticipated. They had been lulled into a false sense of(...)

The transition from one-child family to two-child family is a very big deal indeed – for the parents and, particularly, the toddler who arrived first. Photograph: iStock

The world as he knew it was about to end for my first child and he was blissfully unaware life would never be the same again. It was enough to reduce (...)

“I’ll talk to you when you’re speaking in a normal voice . . . ” That, I have to confess, was a teenage son responding to me on one occasion. It work(...)