5th October 2016 Helen 7Comment

Tuntunterrah…. It’s World Breastfeeding Week. Of course while it’s a great thing to promote the most natural way to feed a baby, it’s a crying shame that it’s even necessary. But the millions of billions of cash spent by the formula industry undermining women’s belief in their bodies has done the trick and…

6th October 2015 Helen 1Comment

This is a review of the Polisport Guppy Mini Baby Seat suitable for children up to 15 kilos / 33 lbs in weight .  I’ve also reviewed the Polisport Junior Guppy seat – suitable for children weighing between 22 and 35 kilos which I’ll post in the next week or so.   I…

10th May 2015 Helen 18Comment

There is no disputing it. Woodie, now 14 months of sticky, co-sleeping, farting deliciousness is gaining speed, attitude, and words. The first birthday – a tame affair with more balloons than people, featured his favourite things – cake, boobs, his Granny, and the two elder terrorists. We’d just done the first house move…

1st April 2015 Helen 15Comment

I was on the bus home yesterday when I got chatting to a 10 month old little girl.  By chatting, of course, I mean I babbled and she smiled and cooed at me from the warm snuggy sling her mama carried her in.  She was lovely, a really curious wee thing,…

7th January 2015 Helen 4Comment

In the midst of pre-Christmas madness, myself, Yoda and Woodie took a little trip out to meet Kim from Knee-to-Knee Slings and try out one of the Lenny Lamb Ergonomic Baby Carrier she exclusively stocks at her new shop in Dun Laoghaire. Here’s how we got on. Like most things baby-related – three…

27th October 2014 Helen 24Comment

The other day I mis-spelt my name. It’s not a complicated name, and it’s the same one I’ve had for over 38 years, but even though I’ve been spelling for roughly 33 of those, I spelt it wrong. In two places. It’s not just spelling that trips me up these days, sentences are…