Monthly Archives: September 2014

The Friend That Made Me Me – Tish

We haven’t had a FTMMM for a very long time.  Tish nails this one, with friendship, family, history, love.   One year ago today, Tish’s best friend Katie lost her mother to cancer.  This, in all its perfection, is Tish’s tribute:     I’ve wanted to write something for AOW for a while, but there’s [...]

Categories: Friend That Made Me Me
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Behind Closed Doors: Across Your Hallway

At Any Other Woman, you can talk about anything. Anything you want at all. Any subject, any time. We are proud to be able to provide that platform for you, it makes our hearts sing. But we do understand that sometimes there are topics that are too sensitive, too divisive, simply too hard to write about [...]

Categories: Behind Closed Doors
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These Last Days

Happy Wednesday, all. I read this post and I am transported back to June and that sick feeling about swapping my maternity leave for work, when my baby was so small she couldn’t even sit up, and my guilt at abandoning her at nursery.    I don’t think it’s a decision that any mother makes [...]

Categories: Becoming a Mother, Money and Career
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Denial

Happy Monday, readers. The love, the sadness, the frustration and pain, oh the love.  In this post, Marie writes so evocatively about it all.  We’reused to hearing about parents that didn’t stay together from the kids’ perspectve.  What about the mums (and dads)  who suffer with the consequences? Over to you, Marie:    I hate [...]

Categories: Becoming a Mother
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Behind Closed Doors: Why Are You Trying To Be Brave?

At Any Other Woman, you can talk about anything. Anything you want at all. Any subject, any time. We are proud to be able to provide that platform for you, it makes our hearts sing. But we do understand that sometimes there are topics that are too sensitive, too divisive, simply too hard to write about [...]

Categories: Behind Closed Doors, Health
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The First Twelve Weeks. Ish.

Hello one and all, and welcome to a post from Mahj.  A post about the first trimester of pregnancy, the madness, the secrecy, the loneliness and the madness that comes with what is, in practical terms, weeing on a stick, and in biological terms is THE START OF HUMAN LIFE.  No matter how much I [...]

Categories: Becoming a Mother
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The Infinite Depth Of Colour

Oh, readers.  Today’s post will set you alight.  Kate has written what, on the surface, is a Friend That Made Me Me post.  But she’s taken the concept and done things with it that you could never imagine.   The flip side of loving someone that much.  The darkness in the brightest friendship.  Colour and [...]

Categories: Uncategorized
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Stop, Look and Listen

Well.  Happy Monday, readers.  I know  posting has been erratic lately.  Aisling and I are both pretty busy and as a result, we’re posting as and when posts come in, and writing when and if we can.  It’s working for us right now.  I’m sure we’ll be back to a better schedule soon, and we’re [...]

Categories: Life Experience
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Dear AOW: Worrying Less and Trusting More

Dear Any Other Woman, I’m sure there are so many girls like me who are confused. I’m supposed to be independent and confident in my decisions and chosen life. I never thought I was a girl who would sit at a wedding and wish it was me. The fever has got to me, I have [...]

Categories: Ask Anna, Ant and AOW, Becoming A Wife
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