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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parenting, Recipes

Perfect Weaning Recipes for Busy Mums

When you start to wean your baby, the last thing you want to do is prep separate meals for the whole family. The best kinds of meals are going to be ones that you can batch cook, and have plenty leftover to make up baby sized portions and that freeze easily! When I started weaning […]

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