Sexism of Olympic Proportion

Social media and the 24 hour news cycle has given us a whole new perspective and insight into the Olympics than we haven’t been exposed to up tot his point.

Apart from the incredible athletic achievements, we’ve also seen some pretty scandalous goings on, both in and out of competition. But one of the elements that’s come into sharp focus is sexism in coverage of this year’s Games. Continue reading Sexism of Olympic Proportion

IVF Diary: Eye of the Tiger

When I wrote a post called Thinking About Another Baby nearly four years ago, I had no idea that I would end up here, telling you the story of our first IVF cycle.  Continue reading IVF Diary: Eye of the Tiger

Review: Global Explorers with the Radisson Blu Limerick

The small boy has just turned five, so when the Radisson Blu Limerick invited us to stay in their hotel at the weekend to try out their new Global Explorers kids programme, I had my doubts as to whether he’d be brave enough to give it a go. He was super excited all week about his first trip to a hotel and when I floated the idea of a kids club as we were getting into the car, he was all for it. First hurdle cleared! Continue reading Review: Global Explorers with the Radisson Blu Limerick

Dear IVF diary

It has taken me a long time to write this. A really long time.

Before we started down the road of assisted fertility treatment, I had great intentions of documenting our IVF journey*.

Even if I didn’t publish it, I was sure that I would definitely write it all down, to have a record of that time to look back on – hopefully with fondness after a successful end – but also as a form of therapy. In the past I have found writing has really helped me to process strong emotions. But not this time. Continue reading Dear IVF diary

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