Been a grand couple of weeks. Some nice weather, bit of a breeze to keep cool. Joe even made me a washing line… He told me he’d get me one of those wind-up yokes. (more…)
This week Rebecca from Young and Hitched is sharing her birth story, a water birth. I’m not going to lie, I’m a tad bit jealous. I’ve always wanted a water birth but it would take longer to fill a basin with how quick my labours have gone. Grab a cuppa, it’s a long but beautiful story.
Mammy guilt is well and truly alive, and it has really hit me in the past week. My first-born had me all to herself, and now she’s six and I’m pregnant for the third summer in a row. Last year I pushed myself, although a lot easier with just the one babog. We were up and out on mini adventures, exploring, now I’m overwhelmed with the constant needs and wants that come with parenting and small children.
My toddler is mad, fact. I really don’t know where I got him from. He’s a walking, non-talking mischievous little bugger. I keep saying kids will be kids to myself but my toddler has his own set own rules that he lives off. It’s his way or the highway… (more…)
So the boy is two and there’s all this talk of potty training, big boys beds and getting rid of his bedtime boppy. Now if you were to ask me I’d have said he was grand. I’d rather leave him in his cage like bed for the moment, at least until the new baby arrives. I ain’t got the energy to be chasing him around upstairs cause let’s face it, he’s gonna run a muc when he gets his new bed. As for the boppy, he’s a sleeper. Why fix something that ain’t broken? (more…)
Call me a bump grump, I don’t care. I’m off on a little rant, a get it off your chest. Joe’s sick of my whinging about it so now it’s your turn to listen haha. (more…)
This week Emma from Lyla & Co. will be sharing her successful induction birth story. It’s everything you could dream an induction to be, and with a bit of humour, she describes those first few days as a new mammy perfectly. I remember ringing the hospital on my way home in the car with Kayla.
I have a lot of grá for the Ikea antilop high chair. It’s easy to clean, light weight, it doesn’t stain, its sturdy and most of all it’s only €16. We have two of them. I’ve even more gra for it now that I figured out this Ikea Antilop High Chair Hack. (more…)
Yesterday I pretty much spent the day holding back the tears. One minute I was fine and the next I was lost in thought about the body of a baby girl found in a recycling plant in Co. Wicklow. (more…)
My dates have been confirmed, I’m still due on the 25th of July but my OBs would still like to induce me early. I’m gonna play it cool and just not gonna show up. Can you do that? Like can they section you to come into the hospital? I can only imagine two guards arriving at the door ‘I am arresting you on suspicion of not delivering your baby…‘. (more…)