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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…

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Five Aims for the Week: Breathing… Just Breathing…

At the risk of sounding like the start of a vitamin supplement ad; with life as busy as it is, it's easy to forget and neglect yourself. August is traditionally a time when you kick back and enjoy your 'holliers', but that isn't always that easy. Especially with summer break cabin fever setting in... 1)… Continue reading Five Aims for the Week: Breathing… Just Breathing…

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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, 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…

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Five Aims for the Week: ‘Positivity’ – Which Doesn’t Come Naturally…

Last week, it was a quest for clean living. It didn't work... I had two showers, realised I was eating a gritty floor rice cake far too late, and consumed the grand total of three bottles of wine and several beers... So here's the mandate for this Monday. 1) Don't be so hard on yourself.… Continue reading Five Aims for the Week: ‘Positivity’ – Which Doesn’t Come Naturally…