I’m not a Bad Mammy

I am mother to an eleven month old. And I am not a bad Mammy. But it seems that I spend my days berating myself…

Moves like Bambi

The tiny tyrant is on the move. It started with rolling (NEVER to be ignored on the sofa), then a rather pathetic attempt at crawling…

The Quiet Time

I see an awful lot of 5.30ams these days. Previously, I would have looked on this as a time only acceptable from the other side;…

4 Things I Miss About Being Pregnant

This is not a broody post. Promise. This is also definitely not an indication that another sprog will be entering the equation any time soon;…

How We Got Our Baby To Sleep In His Own Cot

It’s done. We’ve managed to complete a whole week without a nighttime co-sleep. While this was indeed helped by the fact that Nanny and Grandad…

5 Must-Have Items in Your Survival Kit for New Parenthood

Speaking to a friend of mine the other day over tea, I was informed I’d have to make a list, when her time came to…

Losing the plot, a journey through baby books

Ah reading, my old friend, the thing I used to do before my spare time was taken up with blogging, and singing “Ali Baba had…

My friend, the Black Dog – My Journey Through PostNatal Depression

In internet circles, I find myself surrounded by some of the most amazing inspiring people on a day to day basis. I interact with them…

How is it August already? Things I Didn’t Know When I Found Out …

Today is the second day of August, the eighth month of the year. It’s almost a year to the day that I found out I…

Buggy Friendly Coffee Spots in Cork City

I live in Cork City Centre, so spend the vast majority of my days wandering in and around the shops and side streets, wielding my…

Sure hate these Blurred Lines

Before I start, I should confess that I’m a feminist. Now, not one of those bra-burning man hating ones, just one of those normal ones…

Arrival

35 hours passed between first gel induction and baby Eliott arriving into the world. 35 very frustrating and dramatic hours, but he’s here now and…

It’s sunny outside

It was sunny outside today, it was mocking me from the window.