parenting

A Reflection: My first year as a mum

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff So as my little boy’s first birthday approaches (5 days to go to be precise ) I’ve found myself overwhelmed with different emotions…Where has the year gone? Am I a good mum? I’m asking myself so many questions and the truth is…I don’t know the answer to any of them. It […]

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health, mentalhealthMonday, postpartum

Mental Health Monday: PND and bonding

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff Having trouble bonding with your newborn isn’t something limited to those experiencing PND – it actually happens to most mums after giving birth, and is a common part of the “baby blues”. There’s an expectation that everything will be wonderful and magical, but in actual fact your body has gone through […]

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health, parenting

6 tips to help your toddler through a cold

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff Winter is here and it brought my son the gift of a snotty nose and a sore throat. Toddlers end up suffering colds so badly because they don’t understand what is happening and they can’t dose up on cold and flu medicine. 1. Honey and lemon This classic cold remedy is […]

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parenting

How to entertain a toddler without spending a penny.

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff I am so excited about Christmas. The tree has gone up early, I seem to have bought pretty much everything. I’ve planned some Christmas activities for my little one for the month of December. But what do you do when you don’t want to give your toddler any new things to […]

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mentalhealthMonday, parenting

Mental Health Monday: Speak Up

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff Although we may have all spent our teenage years trying desperately to get away from embarrassing parents, parents are a class of people that we will all come across in everyday life. Hopefully, many of you reading this post are parents – mothers or fathers. It’s so important to understand and […]

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health, parenting

Putting yourself first

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff So one thing I’ve noticed recently is that, as mums, we rarely prioritise ourselves. We put everything before our wellbeing, seriously…even the washing comes before putting ourselves first and my question is why? Why is it “normal” to be over tired and under-appreciated…when did it become acceptable for mums to feel […]

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