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It’s okay if you follow all the advice and it still doesn’t work

Someone left a newspaper open on an article called “Low libido: tackling the loss of desire” the other day. It was the photo that caught my eye first, but then I saw the title and I was quick to move on.  It’s not exactly the kind of thing you want to be caught reading in a public space. In case someone sees you like, and thinks you’re reading it for personal reasons. Hardly the stuff of conversation over coffee with colleagues. Continue reading It’s okay if you follow all the advice and it still doesn’t work

9 ways you know your child is a crappy sleeper

In anticipation of my first sleep update post in two years – I can’t believe I haven’t written about sleep in so long! – I’m reposting this article I wrote for Parent.ie last year. It’s all true. You know it.

Do you have perfect sleepers who clock in 12 uninterrupted hours a night? Or are your smallies still working out that “sleeping through the night” bit? Come on, admit it, there’s more of us out there than we think! Here are 9 ways you know your child is a crappy sleeper.

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What’s wrong with this picture?

World Breastfeeding Week 013 www.mindthebaby.ie Mind The Baby Blog BlogMarch

Happy World Breastfeeding Week 2013! How are you finding it so far? Have you seen much promotion for it and read something new that will help you on your breastfeeding journey? I hope so, because there’s so much wonderful advice out there if you’re looking for help or trying to gather information. At the end of this post, you’ll find a selection of blogposts I’ve written myself about my own breastfeeding journey with my son. It was a wonderful 14 months and I look back on it fondly but it wasn’t without its bumps in the road and dark, long nights which we all have as parents, no matter how we choose to feed our babies. Continue reading What’s wrong with this picture?