8 weeks and Beyond… Postpartum Update

Hi my lovelies! Happy New Year and hope 2018 has been good to you so far… It is 5am in the morning, baby kept me up and is now asleep🙄 so I’m looking through my mountain of draft posts and found this almost-complete one👇🏽👇🏽👇🏽 Hope we are all having a lovely week and looking forward […]

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Hashtag “Ultimate Throwback”

Hello my lovelies!  It’s been a crazy couple of months since we got back from our Stateside trip, work got really busy and we welcomed our second baby *yaayyy* Now for today’s post… I woke up this morning with a notification from my Dropbox account that I have exceeded the free allowance and either need […]

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2017 so far…

  Hi my lovelies! So last time I was here I wrote a post on anticipating preschool a couple of months back, so many events have happened – from going through 4 au pairs, travelling for work while trying to catch up with nursery newsletters and finding time to attend any nursery events we parents are […]

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Anticipating Pre-school…

Hello hello my lovelies! I know it’s been a wee while (my last post was in June eek!) but I hope you are all enjoying the warm September. Now, this is a spur-of-the-moment post which came to my mind earlier today so here goes…  

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I’m living with a Threenager

Recently learnt the word ‘Threenager‘ off the girls from my Dec baby club which I would define it as when your three year old is “going on 13” right before your eyes and every

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We have Words!

Our little one has recently achieved a developmental milestone. Firstly she seemed to have embraced her room as hers – she told me the other day “this is my room, come have a look“. She’s also become more comfortable with potty training (this is seriously yearning for a post), tantrums have reduced and can count 1 […]

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Childbirth and Mental Health

In the summer of 2009, my husband and I met a young Irish boxer at a friend’s house party in London (we were visiting from Dublin at the time). Darren had won a bronze medal for Ireland in the 2008 Beijing Olympics and had moved to London to pursue a professional boxing career, I was starstruck […]

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Autumn TV Shows

Autumn’s here! Schools are back and with the sun slowly disappearing, there are no more bbq parties and the chill is here. This can only mean one thing, comfort TV! (Trashy TV to some) But for those chilly nights, wrecked from commuting, kids in bed and can’t be bothered going to the gym; you can […]

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BabyWearing

“Babywearing” – a term closely related to attached parenting (story for another day) which I came across after my princess was born. Prior to that I knew about ‘backing a baby’ with two pieces of cloth, a long ‘wrapper’ and a smaller ‘oja’ for extra hold so this was priority when MIL was packing up […]

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Clash of Cultures

Spent last weekend with a friend who is also mom to quite an assertive 5-year-old, he questions every move you make especially those he considers inappropriate. As I grew up in an environment where a child should only be “seen and not heard” I subconsciously become irritated and tell him not to bother me but […]

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