Olivia crapped on the floor. I bet that wasn’t the opening line you were expecting, but it’s exactly what happened on Sunday night. But before I explain her animalistic tendencies, first, let me tell you what lead up to that moment. Olivia has just turned 22 months old and potty training has been in the back of my […]Read More Potty Training – She’s ready, We’re not!
The 10% pessimist in me wants to start this post by telling you – don’t even dream about leaving the country with a child under the age of two, but I’m forever the optimist and that 90% of optimism really counts here! Life would be so boring if you didn’t have an adventure or two with your […]Read More Travelling with a Toddler – Part 2.
We’re now into our second and final week of our holiday here in Cayman Islands. We were lucky enough to get the opportunity to come here as some of my boyfriends family live on this beautiful island and they wanted to spend time with Olivia. This is a major holiday for us and when the tickets […]Read More Travelling with a Toddler – Part 1.
Next week is World Breast Feeding Week and for a woman that had such a disastrous breastfeeding experience very early on into motherhood, I have to say, I still find myself engrossed by this topic and it seems everyone else is too. I was interviewed a few day’s ago for The Sunday Business Post (out […]Read More For the week that’s in it!
The first time Olivia was in Ikea, she was tucked away nicely in my belly, I realise now, that it’s probably the best place for a child if you’re going there! But before I realised that, I thought it’d be a great idea for the three of us to take a family trip to the stylish furniture store again […]Read More Ikea and a toddler = Mayhem
67 weeks as a mother and last week was the first week Olivia’s two main babysitter’s went on holiday, so that propelled us (and especially me) into a tizzy, trying to organise people to mind her while we were at work. It made me realise how relatively easy I’d had it. You see I’m lucky enough to have […]Read More My 67th week as a mother…
Recently I had a chat with one of the amazing women that donates her breastmilk to neo-natal units around Ireland. Here’s a few questions I put to Judy Bolger from Graignamanagh, Co. Kilkenny about her experience and what advice she would give to anyone else willing to do it…. 1. How did you hear about […]Read More A quick chat with Judy Bolger – Breastmilk Donor
You’d think you would have enough to deal with when you start breast feeding your precious new baby especially after going through the throes of labour & birth….but for some women not only are they willing to breast feed their own flesh and blood – these women are also expressing to feed premature babies in […]Read More Breastmilk donors – Aka Wonder Women!
Recently we started child proofing around the house. Olivia is wandering everywhere now that she’s walking and her curiosity could one day lead her into danger, so it was definitely time to do it! Our two main concerns are the stairs and the bathroom. She’s caught her little fingers in the toilet seat a few times (nothing […]Read More Child Proofing at home.
We have two lovely dogs (Boo & Poppy) living with us, they were part of our lives long before Olivia arrived on the scene. I know I treated one of them as my little baby for years, she was spoiled rotten and alway’s got her own way, even allowing her to sleep with me. Aaron also has […]Read More It’s not a dogs life anymore…