my hyperemesis pregnancy why pregnancy is not always enjoyable

Why Pregnancy Is Not Always Enjoyable – My Hyperemesis Pregnancies

Regular readers will be aware that I suffered with hyperemesis gravidarum while pregnant. I actually suffered with it on both my pregnancies, but my second pregnancy was far worse. What Is Hyperemesis Gravidarum? Most people have never heard of hyperemesis and think that it is ‘just morning sickness’. I actually read an article recently where…

Petite Fashion Bloggers On instagrammera

My Favourite Instagram Accounts: Petite Fashion Bloggers Edition

I enjoy following fashion bloggers on instagram. Even though I’m currently at home with the kids, so I wear jeans (or shorts at the moment!) 95% of the time, it’s fun to see the different styles and get ideas for outfits. However a lot of the fashion bloggers out there are tall ladies and as I’m…

a blogger made me buy it

A Blogger Make Me Buy It!

I think most of us who follow blogs or vlogs regularly find ourselves lusting after, or buying (!), items that have been featured. After all, this is why bloggers with huge followings are touted as ‘influencers’ as their recommendations lead to sales as surely as a celebrity endorsement. In fact these days the influencers probably…

10 perfect gifts for father's day

10 Perfect Gifts For Father’s Day

In case you’re not aware, it’s Father’s Day on 18th June. Unlike Mother’s Day, Father’s Day is actually celebrated on the same day by the vast majority of countries who celebrate the day. So whether you’re in Ireland, France, Canada, the US, the UK or Mexico, it’s Father’s Day next Sunday so you better make…

6 unusual gifts for new parents

6 Unusual Gifts For New Parents

Anyone who has had a baby will tell you that the vast majority of people give you clothes as a gift for your new baby. While these gifts are incredibly generous, clothes are not always the best or most useful present for new parents. Some babies grow faster than others, so if you buy small…

10 ways to pass the time while breastfeeding

10 Ways To Pass The Time While Breastfeeding [That Don’t Involve Facebook!]

I have two kids, both of whom I have breastfed, my second nursling is 8 months old now and still going strong. You spend a lot of time feeding kids, several hours a day in fact, so you’re not gazing into their eyes all the time, also, if your kids are anything like mine, you…

5 fun activities to do with your baby on maternity leave

5 Fun Activities To Do With Your Baby On Maternity Leave

Around the world the amount of maternity leave afforded to new moms varies massively. Here in Ireland we’re around the middle of the pack, not as good as some other European countries, but far ahead of America. As most Irish moms are off for several months it can be nice to try out a class…