Article Category - "Children’s Services"

How Having a Doula Affects Positive Birth Outcome

How Having a Doula Affects Positive Birth Outcome With professional Doula Services on the rise, partly thanks to celebrity praise from well-known names such as Meghan Markle and Nicole Kidman, one has to wonder what really are the benefits of having a Doula by your side in the delivery room and beyond?

We’ve gathered up the statistics so you don’t have to!

Firstly, what is a Doula?

A doula is somebody that provides non-medical support for mothers throughout pregnancy, birth and beyond.… Read more

Posted on July 8, 2019

5 Ways To Entertain Your Kids This Summer

5 Ways To Entertain Your Kids This Summer

The sun is out, the kids are off school and the novelty wears thin when havoc at home ensues due to boredom. We’ve written 5 tips to help you keep your little ones entertained during the summer months in every weather condition!

1. Pitch Up A Tent!

There’s nothing kids love more than a camping experience. You can easily pick up a cheap tent and bring that getaway feeling to your own back-garden, or even your sitting room.Read more

Posted on June 12, 2019

Dance From Around The World

Dance From Around The World
Learn to dance around the world with Rachel Runswick!
Rachel is a dancer and acrobat who has studied different dance styles from Europe, Africa, the Caribbean and beyond. We might even learn the Haka from New Zealand Maori culture!
Sibling Discount 10% off your additional booking fee if you enrol two or more family members.

Please book through The elbowroom reception to avail of this.

Number: 01-6779859 or info@the-elbowroom.com

Posted on May 15, 2019

Easter Kids Camp with The elbowroom

Easter Kids Camp with The elbowroom


Join us for 5 days of Fun, Games, Music, Movement, Yoga, Art & Crafts and Zen time. The elbowroom easter camp.

Kids from 4 to 10 years are welcome to join us for the day or for all 5 days of our camp. You will need to bring packed cold lunch/snack as camp starts at 9 am and runs until 6 pm. 1 x Hot vegetarian meals and 1 x morning fruit snack will be provided.… Read more

Posted on April 1, 2019

What is a Doula?

What is a Doula?

The word ‘doula’ (pronounced ‘doo-la’) is a Greek word meaning ‘woman servant or caregiver’. More recently, it refers to someone who offers emotional and physical support to a woman and her partner before, during and after childbirth. In Ireland a Doula is a woman who provides a Doula service usually for a fee.

The principal is to give ‘mothering to the mother’, enabling a woman to have the most satisfying experience that she can from pregnancy and into motherhood.… Read more

Posted on March 16, 2019

Kids Art & Painting with Hannah Feery

Kids Art & Painting with Hannah Feery

Let your toddlers thrive through our engaging and entertaining toddler art classes! Known to be a favourite educational activity for toddlers and parents alike, our toddler art classes guide children step by step in creating their very own art projects to proudly exhibit at home!

Art & Painting classes for toddlers and kids, from the ages 2 – 7 are available Wednesday mornings from 10:30 – 11:30! Hosted by the wonderful Hannah Feery your budding Picasso will explore painting on canvas, drawing, sparkling crafts, and more, all while receiving the crucial, developmental benefits of art, including healthy expression of emotions, enhanced fine motor skills, greater concentration, healthy social skills, and cognitive problem-solving skills

Book your little one in on Wednesdays here!… Read more

Posted on February 26, 2019