Natural & Safe Sunscreens

Natural & Safe Sunscreens

Finding natural sunscreens that are still safe and trusted can be a leap of faith. I have rounded up the best natural sunscreens available for babies and beyond. I have also included a natural tan, which is 100% edible for mamas and papas out there,…

A Musician’s Music Box for Baby

A Musician’s Music Box for Baby

Having spent my whole life learning and playing music, putting together Music Box for my baby was a special moment. I thought I would share the contents of our music box with you, so you could put one together yourself, to play with your baby…

Magical & Natural Nappy Rash Creams

Magical & Natural Nappy Rash Creams

I have been collecting natural, chemical free nappy rash creams since my baby was born last year, only ever applying them when needed, on the advise of my midwife. Bang on 12 months, my little one’s molars came down together, along with the rest of…

The Best Irish Language Cartoons for learning Irish

The Best Irish Language Cartoons for learning Irish

The Irish language, as part of our Irish culture is a huge part of my life. Some words have slipped into the English language from Irish, such as Bróg (shoe)/ brogue style shoe, and Craic (fun), go leor (plenty)/ bargains galore. Bringing your child up…

Biodegradable Baby Wipes

Biodegradable Baby Wipes

A recent Irish Coast Watch Survey revealed an alarming increase of wet wipes all over our beaches and coastal ways. “Flushable Wipes” are the main culprit, along with regular non biodegradable wipes. They found ropes made from wet wipes all along Irish beaches, and these…

Toy of the Moment – 9 Month Baby

Toy of the Moment – 9 Month Baby

Irish is my first language and having grown up speaking Irish both at home and in school, I was excited to teach Irish to my own baby when the time came. I bought an Irish language talking bear when my baby was only 1 month…

Beautiful Bedtime Books

Beautiful Bedtime Books

Sitting down and reading a book with your child is a wonderful ritual to have each night. It calms the child down, and prepares them for bed. They also get to spend some quality time with you, with no TV or noises getting in the…

Natural Sleep Supports for Babies

Natural Sleep Supports for Babies

Badger Company Sleep Balm A gentle balm that you rub onto your baby’s chest, wrists, ankles, behind the ears, and top of nose. I usually cover all bases with those areas rubbed! The smell is divine; lavender, bergamot and ginger create a soothing, warm scent…

Best Biodegradable Nappies

Best Biodegradable Nappies

The statistic that ⅓ of our landfills are taken up solely by disposable nappies is shocking, as is the length of time it takes them to degrade.. up to 500 years. 80% of a soiled nappy will decompose and only 50% of an unused nappy…

Toy of the Moment – 7 Month Baby

Toy of the Moment – 7 Month Baby

My First Phone by Plan Toys is a sweet little wooden phone. It is suitable from 12 months but my baby is very happy playing with this phone at 7 months old. It has a colour beaded style key pad which feels bouncy when pressed…