Baby Led Weaning – Sweet Potato

In my last post, I discussed how we are starting to wean our daughter Ava. We have decided that baby led weaning (blw) is the way to go for two reasons: Ava refuses to let a spoon in her mouth I am a very fussy eater, I’m hoping this approach…

Baby’s First Taste: Baby Rice

On Friday 02nd September 2016, at 5 months and 12 days old, we made the decision to wean Ava. I decided that her first food was to be Ella’s Kitchen baby rice. I have made a youtube video if you are interested in her reaction. Overall I felt she took…

Fire in our apartment block.

Two thirty am on Tuesday, June 28, 2016 the fire alarm in our building goes off, it only lasts 10 seconds but frightens the life out of me. For the next 5 minutes nothing happens so I settle back to sleep, thankful it didn’t wake our 3 month old daughter….

Infertility – Our Journey: Part 2

To check out part one just click here. I left off part one, where I found out I had PCOS. I attended my GP for a follow-up and she explained to me what exactly PCOS was and how when looking closer I had a lot of symptoms of the disorder. PCOS…

Baby Massage Class – Week One

Today, Wednesday 15th June 2016, baby & I went to our first of five baby massage classes. It cost us €120, so here’s hoping we get enjoyment and learn techniques to help my baby. The benefits of baby massage are as follows: Relief: Colic & Wind Emotional Stress Relaxation: Aid…

Book Review – Jason: Kings of Guardian (Book 4)

Jason: Kings of Guardian Book 4 by Kris Michaels Book #4 in Kings of Guardian Genre: Romantic Suspense Publication Date: May 31st 2016 Synopsis from Amazon: Jason King was presented the opportunity of a lifetime……assume control of Guardian Security from the billionaire who had built the world renowned agency. As CEO, Jason would manage…

Did someone say the trees were cold?

This morning my daughter Ava and I took a stroll through a local park. I took a lot of photos so I hope you enjoy. The yarn/knitting in the trees are in participation with a local festival in town. Children from the local schools, as well as members of the…

Facts about me

As this blog is relatively new I decided to do a post with facts about me. My name is Karen I am 29 years old – my birthday is in May I live in Ireland I am engaged to a wonderful man named Robert, since 2015, we have been together…

Infertility – Our Journey: Part 1

When I was younger I remember telling Robert (my now fiancé) that by the age of 25, I wanted to have my first child. He always disagreed with me and told me he wanted to be 30 when he had his first child. There is 22 months between us so…

Fun in the sun at the fairy garden!!

Ireland has been having amazing weather the past few weekends so today we decided to visit Lullymore Heritage Park. On their website it states: “Our multi-award winning Park is set on 60 acres of breath-taking landscape and explores Irish heritage, culture and environment with woodland/peat land trails, gardens and exhibitions. It’s…