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Win six months free of Netflix

Remember Turbo and his friends? Turbo Fast launched on Netflix just before Christmas. And now today, April 4th, new episodes from the first season are available on Netflix. To celebrate the launch of...
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Happy birthday!

This day last year, I was timing contractions and wondering if such mild pains could really be labour. An hour later it all ramped up and I was left in no doubt. A first birthday is a funny thing....
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Check out Parent.ie

What a week! In case you missed my announcements on Facebook, and Twitter, and over coffee, and everywhere else I’ve been this week, I’ve been involved in the very exciting launch of a new...
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Kids TV on Netflix

We finally did it. We cancelled our Sky package. So we are making do with the free to air channels and Netflix. It’s been four days since our Sky subscription ended and I must admit, I’ve...
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Babytalk panel discussion

On Sunday, I took part in a panel discussion at the Babytalk Festival in UCD. The panel was chaired by Niamh Healy from Cuidiu, and there were four panelists – Emily Manning (Editor with eumom.ie),...
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Babytalk Festival

Have you heard of the Babytalk Festival? It’s a different kind of parenting and baby fair, and it’s taking place in O’Reilly Hall in UCD, Dublin next weekend, running from 10am to 5pm on...
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Movie Review: Tinkerbell and the Pirate Fairy

On Saturday Little Man and I went along to see a preview of Tinkerbell and the Pirate Fairy, courtesy of Disney. When the invite was first extended to members of the Irish Parenting Bloggers group, I...
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A quiet revolution

If you listen carefully, you’ll hear whispers in the wind tonight. Voices quietly telling their stories. Here a story of hurt. There a story of pain. Another of fear. And many, so many, of...
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Ten months old

Ten months old! We’re on the home stretch of the first year and our baby girl is changing rapidly week by week. Shortly after Christmas she started crawling. None of this commando crawling to start...
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My other baby

My blog is taking a backseat at the moment because I’m busy with another baby. Well a website to be precise. Over a year ago, I set up a website for Irish Parenting Bloggers and during the year, I...
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Returning to Netflix

Back in January 2012, Netflix launched in Ireland and we enthusiastically signed up the day it launched. After the initial excitement however, we discovered that there wasn’t a huge selection...
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2013: What a year!

It’s New Year’s Eve and I’m in full-on nostalgia mode, reminiscing on the year that was. There aren’t many years where you can look back and say “Wow that was a truly great...
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Blessed

Christmas is hectic this year. Four weeks since I went back to work and we’re still trying to figure out where to fit in our lives around our new routine. We were pretty organized for Christmas with...
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Christmas countdown

I’m a mother of two you know, so sometimes I fall into the trap of thinking I know what I’m at with this parenting lark. Two Christmases ago we had a total meltdown on Christmas Eve because...
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