Join Us for Lives With Parent Experts on Facebook

Jill Holtz

April 9, 2021

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We have a series of regular Facebook Lives on our MyKidsTime Facebook page with experts that we know and trust to be helpful to parents. They will share top tips and answer questions from parents.

Upcoming Live Topics and Experts

If you would like to submit a question in advance to any of our experts, click here and fill out our question form. Our experts will do their best to answer your question during the Live.

June

Tips for Fertility with Helena Tubridy, Fertility Coach and Therapist

Helena Tubidy

What: Fertility coach and therapist Helena Tubridy will be sharing her expert tips and answering your questions on all aspects of fertility.
Topics covered: Improving fertility naturally, common mistakes when trying for a baby, conceiving over age 35 and
waiting for a second baby – secondary infertility.
Where: On our Facebook page Live
When: Thursday 17th June at 7.30pm

Helena Tubridy MA RGN RN is a fertility coach and therapist.She helps men and women optimise fertility naturally, prepare for IVF success and navigate pregnancy loss. She supports clients during secondary infertility struggles, after miscarriage, stillbirth, and birth trauma. A trained nurse and midwife, she uses medical hypnosis for easier birth, and EMDR for trauma care.

Helena’s new course ‘Fully Charged Fertility’ is designed to help couples achieve pregnancy more easily. Based on her 35 years helping couples have babies, it’s got the accurate fertility know-how you need to know. Packed with video lessons, expert interviews, articles, and hypnotic meditations this course teaches you how to get your fertility fully charged.

Visit Helena’s website at www.helenatubridy.com, find her on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter

July

The Importance of Learning Through Play with Tríona Gunning

triona gunning

What: Former Childcare professional and mother of two Tríona Gunning will be sharing her top tips to empower parents with the skills to create joyful, meaningful moments as a family while also fostering your child’s skills to be happy, confident and resilient.
Topics covered: Types of play and benefits, the importance of the adult’s role and how to make time for quality play in your routine.
Where: On our Facebook page Live
When: Thursday 1st July at 7pm

Tríona Gunning is a stay at home mother and former childcare professional who recently founded Early Years Insights to combine her knowledge of child development research with practical strategies that can be adapted to work in all homes. Tríona’s online workshops support parents from their own home, are fully interactive and are accompanied by resources that can be used easily when needed. She aspires to empower parents with the skills to create joyful, meaningful moments as a family while also fostering your child’s skills to be happy, confident and resilient.

This summer Tríona will be providing two new workshops on her website www.earlyyearsinsights.ie – Preparing for Preschool and Preparing for School. These workshops will provide insights into the importance of transitions for young children, how parents can support them and the practical strategies and items that will make this big step a smooth one. Use exclusive code MYKIDSTIME10 for 10% off upcoming workshops.

Previous Lives

Breastfeeding Tips For New Mothers with Nicola O’Byrne RCN IBCLC Paediatric Nurse and Lactation Consultant

Nicola O Byrne

What: Paediatric nurse, lactation consultant and mother of five, Nicola O’Byrne from www.breastfeedingsupport.ie will be sharing her top tips to help mothers on their breastfeeding journey from birth to beyond.
Topics covered: Positioning, attachment, support, your milk and routine.
Where: On our Facebook page Live
When: Thursday 3rd June at 10am

Paediatric nurse and lactation consultant Nicola is a mum of 5 who helps breastfeeding families achieve their goals to feed their babies and children. Nicola offers private online consults, group online classes, antenatal colostrum harvesting packs, and much more. Nicola also offers an online breastfeeding prep class to first time couples or those who would like a refresher course . This course gets excellent reviews from attendees – booking and details here.

Visit Nicola’s website at www.breastfeedingsupport.ie follow her on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

Expert Tips for Calming Your Anxious Child

Alicia Eaton Facebook Live image

What: Alicia Eaton, Emotional Wellbeing Specialist and Author will give her top tips for calming an anxious child
Topics covered:

  • Why today’s children are more stressed and anxious than previous generations.
  • How to spot if anxiety is becoming a problem for your child.
  • How changing a few simple things in the home environment can reduce anxiety.
  • How to give emotional first aid – what to say and do when your child has a meltdown or panics eg. exam stress, stage fright, fear of medical procedures or dogs etc.

Where: On our Facebook page Live
When: Thursday 20th May 2pm BST / 9am EST

Alicia Eaton Books

Alicia Eaton is an Emotional Wellbeing Specialist based in London’s Harley Street for over 15 years. She’s also the author of 4 books – the latest being ‘First Aid for your Child’s Mind’. Alicia is also the creator of a programme to help parents, Stop Bedwetting in 7 Days. Visit her website at www.aliciaeaton.co.uk and follow her on Facebook Alicia Eaton Wellbeing and in her Facebook group Stop Bedwetting for Good.

Top Skincare Tips for Teens

Dermalogica Skincare Facebook Live image

What: Fully qualified and highly experienced skin therapist and Dermalogica expert Claire Baitson will be sharing her top teen skincare tips.
Topics covered: Skin concerns, how to treat them and prevent breakouts. Ingredients to look out for and the best products for teen skin.
Where: On our Facebook page Live
When: Thursday 6th May 7pm BST / 2pm EST

Claire is a qualified skin therapist and Dermalogica expert who will address top teen skin concerns and how to treat them, the best ingredients to look out for and the best products for teen skin. She’ll also give tips on how to prevent breakouts. Dermalogica are kindly sponsoring this session, visit their website, follow them on Facebook and Instagram.

Special Offer: If you spend over €40 on www.dermalogica.ie use code MKT1 to receive a Clear Start Hydration Station Kit free.

No Fuss Sleep Tips for Kids with Niamh O’Reilly, Author & Baby Sleep Specialist, www.thenursery.ie

Facebook Live Event Niamh O'Reilly

What: Fully qualified and highly experienced Nursery Nurse and Sleep Specialist Niamh will be sharing tips for parents on baby and child sleep. Niamh’s calm and relaxed approach to sleep tips for kids will immediately put you at ease.
Topics covered: Sleep – how much at each age, common sleep struggles and things that go bump in the night
Where: On our Facebook page Live
When: Thursday 29th April 7pm BST / 2pm EST

Niamh O’Reilly is a Baby and Toddler sleep specialist and best-selling author of “No Fuss Baby and Toddler Sleep”. Bringing a wealth of knowledge and close to 20 years of childcare experience Niamh delivers attentive, professional advice in a warm yet practical manner. Her calm and relaxed approach will immediately put you at ease and her techniques and tools can be easily tailored. As well as being a regular in the Irish media, Niamh is the Sleep Expert with many national publications, helping families worldwide to attain that ‘holy grail’ – nights of uninterrupted sleep. Niamh firmly believes that a little confidence can go a long way when it comes to managing sleep with the little ones.

Niamh offers a service to parents, “Quick Sleep Chat” by phone/zoom to set you up on the path to better sleep for the family, for more info email [email protected]

Visit Niamh’s website at www.thenursery.ie and follow her on social media: Facebook, Instagram and Twitter

Healthy Recipes for Weaning, Toddlers (and the entire family!) with Aileen Cox from Baby Led Feeding

Facebook Live Event Aileen Cox Blundell

What: Aileen will be sharing tips and demonstrating easy recipes that you can make as well as answering questions live.
Topics covered: Starting solids, baby led weaning, portion sizes and healthy cooking for families.
Where: On our Facebook page Live
When: Thursday 15th April 7pm BST / 2pm EST

Aileen Cox Blundell is the number one bestselling author of two cookbooks for baby led weaning and founder of babyledfeeding.com. Her Baby Led Feeding community has over 160k followers between Facebook and Instagram with parents from all over the world. The recipes and advice shared helps thousands of children to eat more veggies right from the very start of weaning right up to helping working parents prep lunches and dinners for busy days. It’s all about making life as easy as possible.

Watch Aileen’s Live here

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Published On: April 9th, 2021 / Categories: For Parents / Last Updated: June 9th, 2021 / Tags: /

About the Author: Jill Holtz

Jill is one of the co-founders of Mykidstime and a mum of 2 girls

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