A couple of months back we were amongst the first to experience the new Eco Explorers Sustainability Trail in Dublin Zoo. The Sustainability Trail has little stations around the Zoo, teaching young and old about the importance of living sustainably while the SSE Airtricity Eco Explorers interactive app makes it a little more fun and can be used on any tablet or smartphone.
I’m sure you’re all aware by now that our family unit is on our own little eco journey. To date we use cloth nappies, we compost, we use reusable water bottles, buy second-hand toys and clothes and recycle them too. I avoid chemicals where possible and I’m currently teaching my kids about saving energy and water. (more…)
We received a finger licking food box of Organix Apple Rice Cakes, Tomato Slices, Sweetcorn Rings and Carrot Sticks for ‘Kenzie to try out’ last month and unknownst to Organix, these particular treats are cupboard staples in our house, she LOVES them. (more…)
I’m not even joking with you when I say I started writing this post back in March. I use to love writing these posts and recording our family updates and being honest I don’t even know why I stopped. Time maybe, it’s has been really hectic – when is it not? Kenzie’s on her feet RUNNING around, mumbling words. She started just before she turned 11 months and there was no stopping her no matter how much I tried. (more…)
I originally shared this over on Facebook and Instagram as the week flew away with me but I’ve decided to share it here too, to document it to be able to read back on in years to come. Here is the aftermath of Kadie’s unplanned home birth. (more…)
Tayto Park is one of those days out we do once or twice a year. I’d absolutely love to be able to do it more but with a larger family, it’s just too expensive for us. So with that in mind, I did my research before we went yesterday to make sure we got the most out of our day. I planned everything down to what day we would be going, where we would be eating and what exactly we really wanted to do. If you’re heading this year here are some of my Tayto Park tips to help you make your day as deadly as ours. (more…)
Yesterday we had a wonderful day in Tayto Park, kids in their element as per usual, running wild and free. Me on the other hand, I was exposed to a vile human being and was told to ‘have some more respect for yourself’ as I fed my one-year-old. (more…)
Last Sunday saw us uncover the hidden gem that Lullymore Heritage and Discovery Park is. Situated in Rathangan, Lullymore is a mineral island surrounded by a sea of peat. It has a host of heritage and biodiversity area’s suitable for all ages. And with it being voted the best day out with kids in Kildare by The Leinster Leader we had to let my kids put that to the test. (more…)
Ardgillian Castle and Demesne, one of Ireland’s hidden gems situated in north county Dublin. A magnificent castle built in 1738 with the west and east wings added in the late 1800’s. The castle has since been restored and is open to daily guided tours but today we popped along after recommendations from parents in my Adventures of Eire group. It’s playground, panoramic views and gardens are said to be one of the best in Ireland… (more…)
In case you’ve been living under a rock, you may have missed the new Dove Baby campaign. The one where they claim they are ‘with’ those who think women should not feed their babies in public.
I kid you not.