Swimming with my baby for the first time was my favourite bonding moment. As we entered the water her little hand grabbed hold of my swimsuit and her mouth widened at the new sensation. … Read More Splish splash – my experiences and tips for swimming with a baby
Arnotts has been a Dublin landmark department store since 1843, but there’s nothing old fashioned about their approach to baby facilities.
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This is a little blog about little milestones – the ones that don’t usually get mentioned on development checklists, but feel special to me. My little girl can now burp on her own…… Read More Burps, rolls and toes (little milestones)
My favourite part of the Garryvoe Hotel was the fairy doors dotted around. My baby is too young to notice them, so it seems an odd thing for me to appreciate, but when you see one even in the stylish Library Bar I think it shows that children are really welcome.… Read More Review – Baby Facilities – Garryvoe Hotel
At one point when we were contemplating whether it was just easiest to go to bed at 8pm, I did wonder if we would have been better off staying at home. … Read More Is a holiday with a baby worth the hassle? (and how to survive that first family trip)
I am such a newbie to parenting that when I saw ‘muslin cloths’ on a shopping list of essential baby items I didn’t know what they were… Read More What the heck do you do with a muslin cloth?
I have a bit of a soft spot for Newbridge House because it is the first place I brought my baby for a walk for pleasure, rather than trips through town to the supermarket to buy nappies. More recently it was also the first place I laid down a blanket under the shade of a… Read More Review – Baby Facilities – Newbridge House Donabate
A lot of cinemas have started doing baby friendly screenings of movies. The volume is lower and the lights are a bit brighter, so you can rummage in your bag and find all your baby’s bits and bobs and see if they are awake or alert. I was worried my little one would be the… Read More Review – Baby Facilities – Movies@Swords
Here are some easy things that everyone can achieve, that I wish someone had reminded me to do.… Read More Simple things to do in the first week of maternity leave (that others don’t tell you)