Baby, Body, Mind

Bump Etiquette: Getting People to Back the F**k Away From Your Belly

An article about bump bombardment posted on Today FM today got me reminiscing regarding unsolicited bump patting. Here's something I wrote for Beaut.ie back in 2016when 26 weeks pregnant with the now 17-month-old... Week 26: "Your baby's eyes - which have been closed for the past few months (so that the retina could develop) - are… Continue reading Bump Etiquette: Getting People to Back the F**k Away From Your Belly

Baby, Body, Mind, Reviews

Heading to Hospital? Crumlin, Temple Street, Tallaght – We’ve Got Some Tales…

Having spent an inordinate amount of time in all the children's hospitals in the Dublin area - that being Crumlin, Tallaght, and Temple Street - it makes sense to turn those (at times) harrowing experiences into something cathartic and perhaps even helpful. Here's what I wish I'd known heading to A&E for the first time.… Continue reading Heading to Hospital? Crumlin, Temple Street, Tallaght – We’ve Got Some Tales…

Baby, Home, Travel

Top Tips for Travelling With Kids

Sometimes, before an article is written, I casually ask the Mammy's Whatsapp group for additional pointers regarding a certain topic. The first bit of feedback received was off a mammy of three, who kept things typically succinct with the following nuggets - "Assume your partner is an imbecile. Check the dates on the passports." If only… Continue reading Top Tips for Travelling With Kids

Baby, Body

Tips for Chronic Morning Sickness: Ice, Protein & Bed Biscuits

In a previous life, this was penned for Beaut.ie (full article here) while I was pregnant with number 2. Having witnessed a poor wagon trying to surreptitiously hurl into a bin on the way to the Dart a few days ago, the article is probably worth regurgitating (apologies). Obviously, these are only suggestions that helped me;… Continue reading Tips for Chronic Morning Sickness: Ice, Protein & Bed Biscuits

Baby, Body, Mind

Ever Tried Baby Feet Facials?

At the risk of coming across a bit weird(er); just wanted to share an activity that I've been partaking in for the last year that brings immense joy. You will need one thing - a baby with feet. Preferably one not covered in shit. Obviously, it goes without saying, but this baby must be your… Continue reading Ever Tried Baby Feet Facials?

Baby, Body, Reviews, Uncategorized

Baby Got Nappy Rash? Here’s a Surprising Revelation…

WARNING: This article contacts graphic images of an abominable poo-bomb - hence why your eyes are presently being treated to this pristine pink flurry of (wildly unrealistic) loveliness ... Drink it in. What follows isn't pretty. So, the baby is teething. Badly. For the last 4 weeks running, our morning alarm involves a wailing baby,… Continue reading Baby Got Nappy Rash? Here’s a Surprising Revelation…