My Happy Place – with Independent.ie “Mind Yourself” campaign.

Last week I spotted a request from a journalist with Independent.ie, asking for bloggers to talk about their “happy place”, as part of their Mind…

These Quiet Moments

   You snore. You get that from me – apparently, I don’t believe I snore but apparently I sound like a train breaking down, so…

Nocturnal Netflix – insomnia edition.

Insomnia is never really a welcome friend to any house. I’ve never been a big fan of it – I like my sleep, comfy and…

The Naptime Blues

In an attempt to give my 13 month old a routine; the decision was made on a random Thursday to ensure his solo naptime was…

Sleepless in…Cork City

A while ago, I was wise enough to tell the internet about my incredible feat of parenting; my then almost toddler was sleeping in his…

How to Get Your Baby to Go the Heck to Sleep

    It seems to be one of the mysteries of parenthood. Some people have it cracked from the day dot. I’m convinced that they’re…

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;…

Here We Go Again

Been a bit quiet around here the last few days. Life has gotten busy, I’ve discovered the joys (sarcasm fully intended) of the late shift…

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…

A Catch-Up of sorts

It seems I am in no way destined to catch up with my post-a-day promise.

Let Sleeping Babies Lie

There’s a little boy asleep on my bed. Unfortunately it is in a position I’ll have to move him from; its a tad difficult to…

Tiny Victories

We’ve moved into our new place. We’re in that limbo area of still having the last place and needing to get everything out and the…

Back To Normal (We hope) – Return of the Amber Beads

A week late, the amber necklace has arrived. Appropriately enough, it was ten minutes after the discovery of the package in my letterbox and the…

Flying over the Cuckoos Nest

It’s been a stressful kind of week. Manageable stress, but the kind that has the ability to drive you up the walls at the same…

Reasons To Smile

I came across this linky blog post from Ojo’s World, which she is running through the month of June, and found it to be a…

The Power of Music

I never really gave much stock to the playing music to them in the womb thing. Sure, I tried it, didn’t really get much of…

Strongly Worded Letter to the 8 week vaccinations

Dear Vaccinations against horrible diseases I would never wish my son to get, You are horrible folk. Yes I understand your intentions are noble. You…

Welcome to Exhaustion

10 days old, madly in love, but dear god the exhaustion. We’re at home being looked after by my parents while waiting for the paternity…