How to choose your best sling: The ultimate Guide to Babywearing

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This post introduces you to the different types of baby slings, offers tips for choosing a sling and signposts support options. For a quick comparison of bumptobeyond’s in-stock slings and carriers, use our handy comparison chart. ************************************************************ “What’s the best baby sling for … ?” Well, as much as you probably want a quick answer to that question, I’m afraid … Read More

Why bumptobeyond is Together for Yes

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If you know bumptobeyond’s philosophy and my voluntary and professional work, you’ll not need an explanation why I am supporting the yes campaign. And I wasn’t going to offer one. I did, however, have two consult requests this week that underline how my work and the need to repeal the 8th Amendment tie in. One mum contacted me to learn … Read More

Stay Safe with your little ones during Snowgeddon

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The country has nearly ground to a halt as #thebeastfromtheeast and #stormemma bring temperatures and snow that Ireland just isn’t used to or prepared for. Having grown up with frosty, snowy winters, I thought I’d share a few tips on keeping your family safe in the arctic conditions this spring 2018, so you still get to enjoy the rare winter … Read More

10 Easy Steps to Promote Mental Wellbeing in the Family

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In my post “It’s normal not to feel ok” I’ve illustrated my motivation to sharing with you some thoughts on modelling and teaching mental self-care and emotional health in the family. So I’ll be totally blunt and dive straight in … 1. “Are you ok?” We ask this question all the time, usually when someone looks or acts like they … Read More

It’s normal not to feel ok …

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I’ve spent the past week with a very noisy head … The Cycle Against Suicide had come to town, the kids and I hosted two great lads taking part in it, and I hung around with the littlest after dropping them back to their starting point for the day to listen to the talks… I watched 18 year old Aisling … Read More

Mama, Take some Time Out this Christmas in Dundalk

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Furniture are rearanged to fit trees, lists are being made, people organised, parties and events scheduled, gifts sought … let’s take a breather! Join me every Friday morning until Christmas at bumptobeyond HQ in Dundalk, 10 am – 12 noon to … just be. Bring the little ones, let’s hang back, chat, have a warm cuppa and some festive treats … Read More