Review: Fisher Price Smart Stages Car

We recently received the Fisher Price Smart Stages car for review. The Smart Stages range is comprised of the Smart Stages Chair, the Puppy’s Smart Train and the Smart Stages Car. The blurb tells us that the Smart Stages products are a ” brand new and innovative way for toddlers to…

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Review: Smarty Cat Games

  Ciarán (6) is very curious about learning Irish and is fascinated by the Irish words for objects. Our holiday in Clifden this year exposed him to a lot of everyday Irish and tested his parents’ vocabulary to its (smaller than we thought) limit. There’s all these new words that…

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Review: La Millou Stroller Liner from Fluffy Fields

I recently got the chance to test a product from Fluffy Fields, an Irish company which is distributing the beautiful La Millou Polish brand baby products. Given the state of our six year old buggy I had already been looking for a nice stroller liner to freshen it up for…

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Review: Fruit Heroes

Like any parent of young children I get very bored of putting lunchboxes together with the same old bits and pieces- sandwich, fruit, yogurt (if it’s near the end of the week or the spare uniform is clean), breadsticks.  Acceptable but boring. So when we were offered a new healthy…

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Review: Funky Giraffe Bibs

Little Miss Laoise is teething, she’s been teething for months but not a sign of a little tooth, just bright red cheeks, a snotty nose and oceans of drool. I’m changing her bibs constantly as they are soaked, and I remember being told with the boys that babies can get…

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Five Things That Make My Life Easier

I am all about making my life easier, bit by bit. I try to embrace the things I learned from The Happiness Project but it’s probably (definitely) time to dust off my copy and do some revision. Lately as I’m spending more time at home I’m starting to notice and appreciate…

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Baby’s First Books

When my good friend had her first baby two years ago I knew exactly what gift I wanted to give her. Since we met we’ve shared a love of “a good book”. I take her book recommendations seriously and have enjoyed some great reads as a result (“Gillespie and I”…

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Christmas Gift Ideas for Baby’s First Christmas

Christmas Gift Ideas for Baby’s First Christmas This time of year I just love spending time with the boys wandering around aisles full of toys and watching their reactions as they try them all out. Ciarán runs ahead, with Cathal in close pursuit, shouting “Mammy can we press the toys?”.…

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