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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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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


This piece was written for and first appeared on HerFamily.ie in 2015 Over the next couple of weeks, I’ll be explaining a couple of the things that go bump in the night when it comes to our little ones. This week, we’re looking at nightmares: why they happen and what […]

Things that go bump in the Night – Nightmares (herfamily.ie)



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Typical!! You’ve just settled back into a nice routine after the Back to School drama and then, bang! The clocks are going back again! Thanks a million, daylight savings! This one can be a tough one for kids/parents of kids who are already early risers or those who you have […]

Clocks going back -Ways to avoid a madhouse!


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Niamh advised us on sleep routines and general infant care when our grandchild was 5 months old and her Mum had to go back to work. She gave us, experienced grandparents – (one a child psychotherapist) and the baby’s parents – (one a doctor) the confidence to enjoy our baby […]

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Hi   Some of you may know that I run a number of courses in The Nursery (www.thenursery.ie) Our next Paediatric First Aid Course is on Saturday 6th April 2013. Paediatric First Aid Course at The Nursery,  Monkstown on   Saturday 6th April 2013     9.30-1pm OR 1.30-5pm. Topics […]

Paediatric First Aid Course Update



I recently worked with a client who had spent almost 4 years trying to reclaim the night from his little guy.  Their son had spent more time in his parents bed than in his own (and the novelty was really wearing off for mum and dad!)  We decided to create […]

Good Sleep Habits for Toddlers getting out of bed


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I was asked by Custom Black Out Blinds UK to write a guest post for their site in relation to encouraging good sleep habits in babies and children.

Heres the final version which is now live on their site under the News Tab!

 

Hope you enjoy.

 

Niamh


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This piece first appeared in Pregnancy and Parenting Magazine in May 2012….. “I thought this was supposed to be a holiday – I am more stressed out than ever!” The Summer is fast approaching and we are all looking forward to getting a break away from our normal lives.  We […]

Travelling with Young Children