Happy moments · travel · Trips

Ireland’s Best Drives-Caherlistrane to Killary Harbour

Chill Insurance recently got in touch wanting to know about my favourite drives. They wanted to know about the hidden gems, the hotspots, the places I love to drive to. In this little country of ours, we’re blessed with gorgeous landscapes, which makes for fantastic drives. Much has been made of the Wild Atlantic Way with… Continue reading Ireland’s Best Drives-Caherlistrane to Killary Harbour

Parenting · Technology

Choose life, choose the internet?

We’ve been sans WiFi for the past three weeks. I’m not gonna lie to you, it’s been rough. For a start, there’s been no Netflix. All kinds of withdrawal symptoms are starting to manifest including my brain keeping me awake at night coming up with potential endings for season 1 of the OA (we have… Continue reading Choose life, choose the internet?

Parenting

Minis versus Mum-Days of rugby past

I’m from Limerick City where rugby is king. It’s the one sport I enjoy watching. Last Saturday was when this year’s Six Nations Rugby Tournament kicked off. It started  life as the Home Nations Tournament contested between England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales way back in 1882. The addition of France in 1910 made it the Five Nations… Continue reading Minis versus Mum-Days of rugby past

Down Syndrome

Combatting the Termination Rate for Irish Babies with Down Syndrome

After learning about the shockingly high termination rate for foetuses with Down Syndrome in the U.K., Iceland and Scandinavian countries, last weekend allowed us to finally discover what the dreaded percentage was for Irish foetuses. The figure came from Doctor Peter McParland, the director of Foetal Maternal Medicine at the National Maternity Hospital. He was speaking at a… Continue reading Combatting the Termination Rate for Irish Babies with Down Syndrome

Parenting

Milton Travel Pack Give-Away

You know the drill-you’re out with baby and you’ve successfully navigated the immensely stressful event that is shopping with a small child. Now you’re back at the car, having deposited all the heavy shopping in the boot, while keeping a small child entertained. It’s time to head home and you’re hoping that baby will do you a… Continue reading Milton Travel Pack Give-Away