I am that girl who didn’t breastfeed because she didn’t want ‘scabby nipples’.
I am that girl who didn’t breastfeed because it wasn’t ‘normal’.
I am that girl who didn’t breastfeed because apparently, baby would be ‘too attached’ and I’d never have a life. (more…)
It’s that time of year again. The New Year resolutions will be flowing and if you are anything like me they’ll be broken by the end of week one. I’m serious! This year I’m doing something a little different. Together as a family, we will pay it forward. I want to teach my kids about being charitable, to give freely without expecting anything in return, I want to teach my kids to be the change they want to see in the world. This year we will be donating our time, money, clothes and even hair… Fancy joining in? Here’s a list of 25 ways you can pay it forward this year, the possibilities are endless! (more…)
Have you seen the Tree of Life breastfeeding photo doing the rounds? Aren’t they just divine? I haven’t shared any brelfies, or any breastfeeding photo’s online before, it’s not really my thing but my god these are just simply amazing. I’ve seen so many people asking again and again how to do it so I had to whizz up a quick post and share with you how to do it yourself, it’s so simple and the results are just beautiful. I just love how these edits highlight the love and beauty of mother and baby in such an artistic way. I’m going to frame mine. (more…)
If you haven’t figured it out already Christmas is my favourite time of the year. I just love watching their little faces on Christmas morning. This Christmas will be even better now that the Toddler gets’s it and the Wobbler is old enough to rip open hers, it’s all very exciting. Here’s my Christmas guide 2016, gifts for big kids, both girls and boys, and some of what will be found under our tree this year. (more…)
Just like last year, my gift guides have some practicality to them. Newbies and young babies don’t actually play with toys so there is no point spending hundreds on toys for ‘ah they’ll grow into them’ because really they don’t, by the time they ‘grow’ into them a birthday has passed or a Christening and the junk piles up. Here’s a list of gifts for a baby up to about 12 months. I have received some of the products featured for review but I have purchased everything in the main gift thread for the new babog or prior to receiving a review copy. (more…)
Mums Box a new subscription service dedicated solely to mums has just launched in Ireland and boxes will begin rolling out this January. A good friend of mine, blogger and comedian Sharyn Hayden is to launch Mums Box, a gorgeous box with 5 hand-picked health and beauty items including cosmetics, bath products, sweet treats and hair care products. Also each month there will be a surprise novelty gift to give you the giggles. And rightly so, it wouldn’t scream Sharyn without some good auld belly laughs! (more…)
Christmas is by far my most favourite time of the year, the crisp frosty mornings, the shopping of course and the little faces on Christmas morning. Oh, I just LOVE everything about it! But as you know things don’t always go to plan… Here’s a list of things you can be guaranteed to happen at Christmas! (more…)
A couple of weeks back I mentioned that the big kid and I had been putting our Christmas Shoebox together for Team Hope, a box full of treats including pants, socks and hygienic products like soap, a toothbrush, and toothpaste and of course a doll, a ball, and some munchies. We even put in a superhero cape in. It’s our fourth year to put a box together, I’m a huge believer in paying it forward, if I can help someone out in need in any way I will try my very best to do so. (more…)
Ah lads, she’s awake. She woke up a couple days after my three-month update. Raring to go. She’s found her voice. She’s not shy in letting us know she is there. In fairness to her, you have to be loud in this house to be heard. (more…)
Christmas book advent calendars – the new Christmas trend. First it was Elf on the Shelf, then there was the Christmas Eve Box and now everyone is jumping on the Christmas book advent – me included. (more…)