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

Six Reasons why you should switch to Reusable Menstrual Products

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It’s kinder to the environment This one is obvious. Instead of using and throwing away tens of thousands of disposable pads and tampons during your menstruating years, you reuse a few dozen. Reusable pads don’t rot in landfill for years or pose a risk to wildlife. In an article for Juno Magazine, Tamsin Hopkins states that “In 2013, the Marine … Read More

10 Things Every Expectant Parent Should Know

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When I was growing my first baby, I thought I was prepared for motherhood… I thought it would just work out. I laughed off the antenatal exercise with the clock saying “Sure we know we’ve to make everything work around the baby, not the other way around.” Ha! I hadn’t a clue!! Nine years, three children, several mindees, various training … Read More

How to … Cloth Sanitary Pads (CSP)

How To ....Cloth Sanitary Pads (CSP)

There’s a huge surge in interest in reusable menstrual products in the past few months. Often customers spot the washable sanitary pads (or short CSP for Cloth Sanitary Pad) in my shop and the initial “Oh yes, I’ve heard about them” is followed by one or all of “Are washable sanitary pads easy to use?” “Is CSP not a bit … Read More