Win an Ultimate Baby Box worth €250 by The Baby Box

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Irish online company The Baby Box are celebrating the launch of its new Spring / Summer range of baby boxes and gifts and a huge milestone of vaccinating 10,000 children in the developing world in partnership with UNICEF. For every box sold, 10 children have been vaccinated from measles, polio and tetanus. I’ve witnessed with my own two children how potentially fatal measles can be when both my girls contracted the disease last year so I cannot stress how important these vaccinations are.  (more…)

Admitting Defeat | A Marks and Spencer Collaboration

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I know I’ve been lacking over here on the blog the past couple of months. There’s been a lot going on behind the scenes. From chicken pox, viral bugs, starting preschool, stressing over finances to teething. Last week I teamed up with Marks and Spencer again, I know lucky me. I had a post ready whilst I waited for the images from the beautiful Vanessa Robinson to come through but then I saw the them and they brought me to tears, the ugly kind. (more…)

Giant Cardboard Lego Blocks | An Edo Brick Review

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Last month we received a box of giant cardboard Lego blocks-brick type things for the construction mad seven-year-old. The spoiler – SHE ABSOLUTELY LOVES THEM and so does the three-year-old! My eldest loves Lego, in fact, she loves construction, crafting and that involves being creative. She has a fabulous imagination. She has boxes of Lego, four large ones to be exact. So these giant cardboard Lego blocks from Play Edo were always going to go down well. (more…)

Four Membrane Sweeps Later | Devon Mama’s Birth Story

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Yah! I’m so excited to have the birth story series back up and running. Things got a little hectic the past few months and I just had to put it on hold. I asked you lot last week should I bring it back and I got over fifty messages, snaps, comments and tweets so that was that. Kicking off the birth story re-launch is the fabulous Hayley from Devon Mama. I think she may have given me a run for my money with quick labours. After four membrane sweeps she was minutes in the pool when her little beauty arrived… (more…)

Teaching Kids About Sustainability | SSE Airtricity Eco Explorers Sustainability Trail at Dublin Zoo

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Last weekend we were invited to Dublin Zoo to celebrate the announcement of SSE Airtricity as the official Sustainability Partner to Dublin Zoo. We were amongst the first to experience the new Eco Explorers Sustainability Trail and SSE Airtricity’s Eco Explorers interactive app. After an educational breakfast, some face painting, games and chats in Haughton House, we were on our way through Dublin Zoo to experience the sustainability trail ourselves.

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