Lia Hynes

Rosanna Davidson and her twin boys
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SELF, EDITORIAL

Rosanna Davidson: ‘I had sort of accepted that I was a girl who couldn’t have a baby herself’

By Lia Hynes

Working full-time and single parenting can feel like a rather intense form of juggling at the best of times.
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Single parenting in a pandemic: ‘I cry alone in the car so the kids don’t see me’

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The reality of a decade of IVF: ‘I felt like a little light had gone out in me’

Lisa spent her thirties undergoing relentless fertility treatments in an attempt to have a baby. Here, she talks…

By Lia Hynes

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Liadán Hynes: Will Covid cost me my friendships?

By Lia Hynes

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My husband was fifty-six when he was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s

Owen Gallagher was fifty-six when diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. On World Alzheimer's Day his wife Carolann Duggan talked to…

By Lia Hynes

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Family of Irish man stuck in China: ‘His mental health and physical health are so low, it can’t get any worse’

Richard O’Halloran has been held in China for two years. Here, his wife Tara talks to Liadán Hynes…

By Lia Hynes

social distancing as a family of 2

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There are good days and bad days: social distancing when there’s just 2 of you

Liadan Hynes on the realities of life as a single parent in Ireland. This article was originally published…

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divorce

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Starting over: How to put your life back together after divorce

When Liadan Hynes' marriage fell apart she had to work on adjusting to the new reality. In this…

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It’s time to consider why we’re shaming influencers

Influencers are an easy target for our ire, but maybe it’s time we considered exactly what we are…

By Lia Hynes

find rest as a tired parent

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Once you are a parent, it becomes impossible to ever get proper, fully replenishing rest

Liadan Hynes comes to the conclusion that once you have children, resting just looks different.  "You’re never really…

By Lia Hynes

single parenting

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Conversations about single parenting need to involve actual single parents

When Liadan Hynes' marriage fell apart she had to work on adjusting to the new reality.  I listened…

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Why your college years might not be the best years of your life, and that’s ok

Lia Hynes did not have the 'time of her life' in college. But every cloud has a silver…

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