parenting

What I learned from the first week of potty training

Hi! It’s been a while! I took a bit of a break to deal with the stress of miscarriage, and the excitement (and strain) of being in the first trimester with baby number two! For the last few weeks we’ve been potty training our daughter. It was a bit of a shock to us that […]

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Uncategorized

Becoming a big sister…

I wrote a blog entry in 2019 about preparing my daughter for her brother coming along. It worked to an extent! She was so excited and seemed to be prepared for the change! But we’ve still run into a few hurdles along the way. I cannot fault her for how helpful she is with him […]

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health

Why I’m opting for risk reducing surgery at 22

As women we are constantly told to check our breasts… admittedly I try to when I can but normally it is at the bottom of my to-do list, plus I always wondered… at 22 do I REALLY need to check? I guess after recent events it’s safe to say, yes. Back in May, I started […]

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health

My first smear test

The most awkward part really is the getting undressed bit. Both my kids are summer babies so all my late pregnancy speculum exams have been easy, I was wearing a dress! This time I had to try not to get tangled in my own skinny jeans. The rest is all pretty straightforward.

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Round up

Mummykind’s November Top 5

Tweet to @mummykindoff Wow – November is over already! Where has the year gone? It’s very nearly, dare I say it?, CHRISTMAS! I’m not sure whether we will continue our round up posts next year – what do you all think? Top 5 Blog Posts This post from Maria is number 1 this month! I […]

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parenting

Military Children – The World They Live In

Tweet to @mummykindoff Adapting to change is something we all struggle with, and we all know how change (and lots of it) can disrupt children and affect their wellbeing. Military children are inspiring. We waved goodbye to Daddy in our house for the 2nd time in 2 years. Last year, she had her 2nd birthday […]

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Round up

Mummykind’s October Top 5

Tweet to @mummykindoff Another late one! Whoops! We are still here (I promise), but all dealing with our lives and their respective complications! I’ll try and be on time for November’s post! Top 5 Blog Posts Top 5 Instagram Posts Top 5 Things we did The new Mummykind babies celebrated their first Halloweens! Paige celebrated […]

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mentalhealthMonday

Mental Health Monday: Keeping up Appearances

Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, has been interviewed by ITV news recently and shared the stark reality of her feelings when she became a new wife and mother. The thing is, how many of us recognise that look in her eyes? I’d be willing to bet we all do in one way or another. […]

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reviews and giveaways

Pinewood Pods at Port Lympne Zoo

On the morning of Sunday the 13th October, we headed to Port Lympne where we were going to spend the next couple of days. Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve is about a 25 minute drive from our home, the perfect sort of distance away for a short break! Here is my review of how our […]

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