• Why We Choose to Use a Forward Facing Car Seat

    14th December 2017

    Before Dexter was born we purchased a gorgeous Hauck travel system which came with a infant car seat, carry cot and pushchair. I loved the colour of our infant car seat but did not enjoy lugging it in and out of the car; Dexter has always been a big and heavy baby.

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  • Living Arrows 2017: 50/52

    13th December 2017

    This year I am joining in with What the Redhead Said‘s project Living Arrows which is all about celebrating childhood.  “You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth” -Kahlil Gibran

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  • How to Save Money this Christmas

    7th December 2017

    Christmas is quickly approaching and as per usual I am feeling seriously anxious and unprepared. Last year was incredible, being on maternity leave meant I had plenty of time to order personalised Christmas cards, spend hours writing and addressing them, finding every family member the perfect gift and spending lots of time wrapping and decorating.…

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    When is the Right Time to Have Another Baby?

    5th December 2017

    Despite announcing moments after Dexter’s birth that I was really very sorry but there’s no way in HELL I’ll ever be doing that again, it only took a few days for me to realise that yes, I would actually quite like another baby one day. I did feel that as a thirty year old woman…

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  • Living Arrows 2017: 49/52

    4th December 2017

    This year I am joining in with What the Redhead Said‘s project Living Arrows which is all about celebrating childhood.  “You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth” -Kahlil Gibran

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  • Surviving a Zombie Apocalypse: What’s Going to Kill You First?

    2nd December 2017

    I have loved watching films like 28 Days Later and TV shows like The Walking Dead for as long as I can remember. While watching them, my thoughts often turn to my family and thinking how would we manage during an apocalypse. Before having a baby, I always thought I’d be the every man for…

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  • Road Trippin’ Through France | Travel Before the Baby

    1st December 2017

    A few weeks ago I wrote about our wonderful trip to Thailand and Malaysia back in 2013 and my good friend Nicola shared her experiences of Vietnam a week or so after. This week, after reading Chill Insurance‘s eBook about cultural drives around Ireland, I was inspired to write about our ‘cultural’ [read beer sampling…

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