The Toddler and the Newborn

I have a theory that when you have a baby, it’s naturalĀ to wonder SWEET JESUS WHAT WAS I THINKING repeatedly during the labour and birth, directly after the labour and birth, the first week when you’ve had about one hour sleep in total and can’t really move without pain…in fact pretty much all the time…

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Destination: Toddlerville

These days we are most definitely finding ourselves as established citizens of Toddlerville. The signs are very clear and popping up every day. Are we ready though?? No. New words are oncoming at a rate of knots (he’s a genius, naturally), he runs around like he owns the place – which, let’s face it, he…

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A Love Like This

Every day I think I have to pinch myself to check if it’s real. This amazing little person who, 2 years ago, was still only under construction and who had yet to make his grand, and let’s face it, life changing entrance. I look at him and wonder, ‘how are you even here?!’ He’s amazing.…

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To Grow A Human

I have a confession to make. If you’ve seen earlier blog posts you’ll know that earlier this year I wrote a piece about IVF which basically ended up with me being on the radio chatting to Ray D’arcy about our experience with fertility treatment. Well, I must confess that at the time of that interview,…

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Do 1 Thing that Scares You

They say you should do one thing every day that scares you. So I did! Well I didn’t scare myself every day but still, you get the idea. If you’ve been following the blog at all you’ll have seen that recently some of my articles have been shared on The Journal  and on HerFamily.ie . It has been…

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