General | Products | Toddlers

Superhands Baby Sign Language – One year on

The news that Superhands is sponsoring the Best Special Interest Blog in the Irish Parenting Blog Awards 2015 reminded me that I never got around to updating on our experience with baby sign language.     The Rascal was approaching one year old when we did the first Superhands course.  He was just getting into […]

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General | Parenthood | Work

The reality of being a Work At Home Mother

As mentioned before, I had the opportunity to start working part-time from home a few months ago.  Part-time IT work is a bit of a holy grail – most IT companies are more inclined to expect you to work extra unpaid hours, not less.  It’s a male-dominated industry and it’s difficult, if not impossible, to compete […]

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Baby | General | Products | Review

Superhands Baby Sign!

At a family dinner over Christmas, the Rascal tapped my arm to get my attention. When I turned to him he asked me for more food. This was soon followed by a request for a sip of water. Later as he got tired and overwhelmed by everything, he asked to go somewhere quiet and have […]

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Baby | General | Products | Review

Waterbabies: Chase that fishie!

The ability to swim is a very important life skill, yet for various reasons quite a lot of people reach adulthood without ever having been taught to at least float in water.  Having  observed friends in this situation, it’s been clear that it’s a lot more difficult to learn at a later age when you’ve […]

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Events | General | Review

Babble!

There are many special experiences you can have with your baby during the first year. We were lucky to have a really unique one this week when we took the Rascal to see “Babble” by the Replay theatre. They perform specifically for younger audiences and this particular piece was aimed at upto 18 months.  It’s one […]

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