Parenthood

Expectations Vs Reality of having kids

After the initial shock of an unplanned baby and all the scary bits that came with our problematic pregnancy we began getting excited and planning our unborn childs future from the moment he took his first breath down to what school we’d like him to go to. Oh how the mighty have fallen! We had such high expectations for ourselves before…

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Birth Story, Throwback

My birth story

Wednesday  11th January 2017 We went to my 38 week appointment, when we were finally seen (Irish public healthcare system is pretty slow) the doctor could see that I was struggling, my stomach muscles had separated, I wasn’t sleeping, the baby was measuring 2 weeks ahead and I was fed up. So when I asked how long past my due…

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Reviews

Piccolo pouch review

We recieved a box of piccolo pouches last week from the lovely people at mylittlepiccolo, they were packed full of healthy fruit and veg and perfect for our hungry little man! The stage one pouches are suitable from baby’s first feed, they’re fruit and vegetable purées with a Mediterranean twist! “The Mediterranean approach to nutrition and lifestyle is one which…

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Motherhood

“Too young to be a mother”

“That’s not your baby is it?!”  That sentence doesn’t seem too bad until you see the look of shock and disgust on the face of the person who’s saying it. Ever since I had a baby bump, people have stared, that’s fine I had a huge bump and people love a pregnant lady, right? That’s what I thought too until…

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Parenthood, Reviews

The 5 teething saviours for us

We were convinced Oscar would have his first tooth by the time  he was 2 months old, I mean he was drooling, pawing at his gums, just definitely teething by 6 weeks, it couldn’t take that long could it? Yes, yes it can, here we are at 5 months and not one tooth in sight! Still, who doesn’t love a…

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Motherhood, Throwback

The 7 shades of S

When I was pregnant, which was for about 10 years (or so it felt) I was constantly reading up to prepare myself for the huge life change I was about to face. I had articles up on my phone and One Born playing on the TV, I had so many books and I asked my mam and any other mammies…

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Pregnancy

A problematic pregnancy

  Finding Out I hadn’t been feeling well, I thought I had a kidney infection so after putting it off and eventually leaving work because I was sick I finally made myself a doctors appointment. I had to give him a urine sample, as you do for kidney infections, and about 30 seconds later he turned around to me and…

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Meet the nerds!

Hey guys, this is just a little introduction to our little nerd family, we’re still new to this whole thing so please be patient with us, or not, I love a good online fight haha joke! I’m Eileen, I’ve just turned 23, yeah I’m still a baby myself, but as you know I’ve got one of those! My best friend…

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