Marie McCoy Author

Marie McCoy is a teacher and married mother of two girls (four and two) from Glasgow. She is an English and RE specialist in secondary schools. She is currently studying for a Masters in Education at University of Glasgow.

FamilyLifestyle

First day at school

(3 minute read) Marie McCoy describes the triumph and trauma experienced by parents as children take their first step on the educational ladder.

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LifestyleSocial Issues

All that sparkles is not gold

(4 minute read) Marie McCoy says elite competitors can play a key role in challenging sexist attitudes in sport and wider society.

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Family

The greatest gift…

(4 minute read)
Marie McCoy offers an inspiring and honest glimpse into the life of a modern mum.

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COVID-19Family

A world without hugs…

(4 minute read)
Marie McCoy explores the sadness of a world deprived of the sense of touch.

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Family

Many Happy Returns

(7 minute read)
Marie McCoy recalls the link between happy birthdays and traumatic births and finds good reason to celebrate.

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COVID-19FamilyLifestyle

Some Days are Diamonds …

(6 minute read)
Seeing the world with new eyes can turn the worst of times into the best of times, says teacher and tired-out mum Marie McCoy.

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