Outfit of the Day (November 2016)

I had to share some of the outfits, Ava has been styling of late. First up, we bought this outfit from Tesco, as you can see Ava was delighted to pose 😉 Next up is Ava’s Halloween costume for 2016. As she was 7 months old this costume lasted a…

Being a working mom!

On 21 September 2016, I started to work full time. Normally this wouldn’t be a reason to write a blog post. However, this past March I did give birth to a baby (a little girl to be exact). She has turned 6 months old and one day after I started…

Infertility – A trip to the fertility clinic.

To catch up on this story, part one is here and part two is here. I finished part two of this story on leaving my GP with metformin and a referral to a fertility clinic. I received a letter from the HARI Clinic onsite in the Rotunda Hosptial within 2…

Baby Led Weaning – Yogurt

The next food of choice on this baby led weaning journey is yogurt. We have tried this 4 times now (however, I only have photos from the first 3 attempts) I purchased natural yogurt for my daughter Ava to try. Since we have started solids, Ava has never been a fan…

Baby Led Weaning – Broccoli 

After trying my daughter Ava with Sweet Potato, we next moved onto Brocolli. So far we have tried her with this 3 times, each time to prepare I have steamed the broccoli. On the first try, she seemed to enjoy it a lot. She especially enjoyed the stalks. The majority gets…

Baby Led Weaning – Sweet Potato

In my last post, I discussed how we are starting to wean our daughter Ava. We have decided that baby led weaning (blw) is the way to go for two reasons: Ava refuses to let a spoon in her mouth I am a very fussy eater, I’m hoping this approach…

Baby’s First Taste: Baby Rice

On Friday 02nd September 2016, at 5 months and 12 days old, we made the decision to wean Ava. I decided that her first food was to be Ella’s Kitchen baby rice. I have made a youtube video if you are interested in her reaction. Please accept YouTube cookies to…

Fire in our apartment block.

Two thirty am on Tuesday, June 28, 2016 the fire alarm in our building goes off, it only lasts 10 seconds but frightens the life out of me. For the next 5 minutes nothing happens so I settle back to sleep, thankful it didn’t wake our 3 month old daughter….

Infertility – Our Journey: Part 2

To check out part one just click here. I left off part one, where I found out I had PCOS. I attended my GP for a follow-up and she explained to me what exactly PCOS was and how when looking closer I had a lot of symptoms of the disorder. PCOS…

Baby Massage Class – Week One

Today, Wednesday 15th June 2016, baby & I went to our first of five baby massage classes. It cost us €120, so here’s hoping we get enjoyment and learn techniques to help my baby. The benefits of baby massage are as follows: Relief: Colic & Wind Emotional Stress Relaxation: Aid…