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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Omani Tronkon Portable & Rechargeable Electric Breast Pump Review

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A couple of months back I received an Omani Tronkon, a portable and rechargeable electric breast pump for review. It’s a petite hand help breast pump with two modes and six suction levels. The strength of the suction is within a safe and scientific pressure range. There’s no cables or tubes and it comes with a built-in rechargeable battery so you can move about and you’re not tied to one position whilst pumping, handy if you’re busy mum looking after a creche of smallies or indeed a mum who has to pump in work. (more…)

Organix Goodies – Organic ‘No Junk Promise’ Kid Snacks

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I’m sure you are all aware by now that we are huge fans of Organix Goodies kid snacks. For me, it’s rare that you find a healthy convenience treat aimed at kids, toddlers and babies that they will actually eat and enjoy. We’ve been using the ‘no junk promise’ range over three years now and I’ve teamed up with them today to share our thoughts and experiences with some of their products. (more…)