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10 Tips for Raising Successful Children – Without Over-Parenting

Want to rais successful children? Then this video is a must watch for you. Julie Lythcott-Haims presented a fascinating Ted Talk about how to raise successful kids without overparenting. It is an eye-opener and deserved the standing ovation and over 2million views. Julie says "There...

The Best Baby Monitor 2018 – The Ultimate Guide To Buying the Right Baby Monitor

You are probably asking yourself "what is the best baby monitor? I will never forget the day when we brought our premature twins home for the first time.  Olivia and I were filled with both excitement and fear. We were going into the great...

Baby born at 30 weeks? 4 reasons you don’t need to worry

  What's it like having a baby born at 30 weeks? Firstly, I will tell you our preemie story then explain what it is like. My wife and I struggled through infertility and IVF for many years. It was the hardest time of our lives....

‘We had been through so much and fought so hard and I thought my son might die’

Here is my second article that was published for the Irish Times. In part two of James Doherty’s rollercoaster encounter with infertility, two becomes the magic number for him and his wife Olivia https://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/health-family/parenting/we-had-been-through-so-much-and-fought-so-hard-and-i-thought-my-son-might-die-1.3187350 Proud parents Olivia and James with Max and Mathilda Share to FacebookShare to TwitterShare...

IVF nearly broke us: My article for the Irish Times.

James Doherty and wife Olivia went through hell during three rounds of IVF treatment Family time on the balcony. Olivia with Max and James with Mathilda. Here is the article that I wrote for the Irish Times today. https://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/health-family/parenting/ivf-treatment-nearly-broke-us-1.3180573?mode=amp       It was November 19th, 2016, and my...

‘It was a shot at my manhood, my confidence was knocked’ – Irish father of twins speaks candidly about fertility battle

Below is my story as featured on the fron page of the Irish Independent today: http://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/health-features/it-was-a-shot-at-my-manhood-my-confidence-was-knocked-irish-father-of-twins-speaks-candidly-about-fertility-battle-35789635.html 'It was a shot at my manhood, my confidence was knocked' - Irish father of twins speaks candidly about fertility battle 3James and Olivia Doherty with their twins Max and Mathilda Caitlin...

47 Newborn baby Must Haves 2018- (Newborn Essentials)

What a six months it has been. Olivia and I have learned more in the last 6 months than we have in our combined 70 years on this planet. The first half year with twins was fun packed and there was never a dull moment....

My Book Launch – How I beat infertility treatment!

So, finally I finished my book. It only took a year. :) Good things come to those that wait. It took a little longer than expected life as I was working, parenting, blogging etc. The hard work and patience paid off. The first draught is...

The Infamous Viral Video Of The Screaming Child On The Plane

Screaming Child On The Plane.   The viral video of the poor child screaming on the plane has been doing the rounds. It is every parents worst nightmare. I've  travelled many times with our twins over the last 15 months and it's always been stressful.   While...

12 Ways For Parents To Achieve A Good Work Life Balance

Being a working parent is extremely stressful. Particularly if you have a high-pressure job. It feels like you never have a moment to yourself and you don't get much time to recuperate. To strike a good work life balance takes discipline and a lot of...

How does it feel to get the dreaded Infertility Diagnosis

  This is an excerpt from a chapter from my upcoming book. If you are going through IVF or know somebody that is then please let them know about my upcoming book. After being through so much and learning a lot about IVF treatment, I...

The 29 Most Popular Irish Girl Names in 2018

29 Irish Girl Names. Are you looking for Irish baby girl name? Look no further. Here are the most popular Irish girl names in 2018. The List of the 29 Most Popular Irish Girl Names in 2018 Position Name Origin Meaning Famous People With The Same Name 1 Emily Emily...