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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parenting

What is this thing you call ‘sleep’?

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff Sleeping through the night… It is that one thing us parents all desire. Yet we still don’t feel refreshed when we finally get it. It quite simply seemed to me that my baby was the one and only child that wasn’t sleeping through the night. Every parent I spoke to was […]

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mentalhealthMonday, postpartum

Baby Bonding Guilt

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff When you’re pregnant, people try to prepare you for the birth. They tell you about their birth stories, some of which may be more like horror stories to a first time pregnant mum! They ask you your birthing plan. They even tell you that you won’t sleep properly again, or at […]

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postpartum

My breastfeeding story

During my pregnancy breastfeeding was the only option I wanted for my baby, well for the first few months at least. My mum had bought me a steriliser, bottles, the teats, the bottle brush and although I was ever so grateful, in the back of my mind I thought “I want to breastfeed, so these won’t be useful… or at least not for a while.”

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postpartum

No Second Thoughts

Concentration is a thing of the past. Long gone are the days I could recall information. I’m pretty sure that when people have conversations with me that my eyes are glazed over and I just smile and nod in agreement.

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