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Some baby shower ideas…

So you’ve been landed with organising a baby shower for your bestie and you’re delighted to be asked but really not sure what’s involved – we’ve all been there right? Well ok maybe not, baby showers are still relatively new here in Ireland but it’s no harm to prepare yourself because they’re getting more and […]

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Top 10 days out in Cork with kids

So I was telling our Facebook gang that I want to try and do something different every weekend with the little lady over the Summer, it might be going to an event or visiting somewhere new in Cork or just going to a pet farm or something. I asked for suggestions of their favourite places […]

10 top Easter gifts for babies

I’m not one of those mums who restricts chocolate completely from her diet but I definitely did when Ruby was smaller. She’s 3 now and is chocolate obsessed and I do try to keep it to Fridays and special occasions but Easter is just an absolute choc fest and there’s no avoiding it so we wanted […] and Lottie Dolls competition

We have teamed up with fellow Irish company, Lottie Dolls – to give you the chance to WIN a Babyboo Gift Box and a set of Lottie Dolls and accessories (Prize Value €120!)  WOULD YOU LIKE TO WIN THIS AMAZING IRISH BUNDLE?! ENTER BELOW!  Irish Designed Companies – Both Ship Internationally – Competition Open Worldwide    Sign […]

Maternity clothes – where to buy them?

Another topic frequently asked on the page and regularly discussed between friends, dressing the bump – where do we buy maternity clothes, why do all maternity clothes look so awful?  So we asked you where your favourite shops were and what your must haves were and here’s the result; for something a bit different […]

Top 10 essentials for your newborn

We get lots of requests all the time from first time parents or new mums wondering what the most useful products for their newborn are. What gadgets are popular because you genuinely cannot live without or are they just trendy but not really vital to your survival as a new parent (ok this might be […]

Storing memories for your little one

I wanted to share some cute ideas that I’ve come across since Ruby was born from other friends or in parenting groups… Set up an email address for your newborn, I did this for Ruby and send her photos, videos and little letters on her birthday. Lately I’ve been sending her on funny things she […]

Lunchbox ideas for preschool

So your little one is starting montessori or preschool or playschool or whatever route you have gone down. Your precious little darling might be leaving you for the first time or may indeed be going to creche for a few years and this is just another “new room” for them to transition into. Either way, […]

17 tips for good sleep in 2017

Another great guest blog post from the lovely Lucy from – I’ll be picking up some of these myself I think. If you have decided that 2017 will be your year for sleep, then look no further as I have put together 17 sleep tips you to help you get started.  Beginning to help your […]

Welcome 2017…

As another year kicks off I just thought I’d give you some of the stats from the site last year – we’re so so grateful to you all for all your support and feedback. In 2016 we sold almost 65,000 bibs – wow – every second baby in Ireland must be wearing one. Your top […]