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    You will have heard about The Baby Box in the media recently and it seems to be taking the parenting world by storm!  I admit that initially I had questions about it, mainly when it comes to safety but all my fears have been put to bed (Please […]

The Baby Box and Unicef – a lovely way of ...


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Over the past 20 years I have traveled with many families who were looking for a little help on holidays with their kids.  Each time I was doing a job, so I was pretty focused on making sure everyone was enjoying themselves and that parents were able to have a […]

Holidays with kids – be fair to the little ones


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First Aid for Parents – 24th June 2017 Do you have a first aid kit in your house? Would you know what to do if your little ones fall and knock out a tooth? What types of incidents warrant a trip to the hospital? At The Nursery, with the help […]

First Aid 101 – First Aid Kits



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SPRING FORWARD – THE UPCOMING CLOCK CHANGE Saturday 24th March 2018 You can’t stop it happening on the night of Saturday 24th March 2018 so let’s be prepared! For many of us, Daylight Savings Time changes are enough to put the fear of God in us, but those with “poor […]

Spring Forward Clocks jump ahead on March 25th


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The good folk at Ooly asked me to write a piece for them about Toddlers and Sleep.  Here are my 5 top tips to encourage stress free toddler bedtimes Consistent Bedtime Routine We all learn through repetition and this is why consistency is key when helping your toddler to sleep independently.  […]

Ooly- Toddler Sleep Tips




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The Sightsavers Junior Painter Awards is a national art competition for primary schools which links to the curriculum. Each year the competition has a different theme chosen to appeal to children with different interests and capacities, and encourage them to engage creatively. This year’s theme – Framing the Future – […]

Sightsavers Junior Painter Awards 2017 – Framing the Future


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Once again, Culture Night 2016 will soon be upon us and there are lots of family friendly activities coming up! Museums, galleries, cathedrals, studios, observatories, libraries, parks, government buildings and theatres will throw open their doors for FREE visits, tours, workshops, readings, performances and demonstrations for the eleventh Culture Night. Since […]

Culture Night 2016


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  At the time of the launch of my book “No Fuss Baby and Toddler Sleep”, I spoke to Ray Darcy in studio in RTE Radio 1 about my work as a sleep expert for young children I really enjoyed it and we had a few questions from the public. You […]

Ray Darcy Show – Sleep Expert