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 […]
Mental Health Monday: The Aftermath of Christmas with Sensitive Kids
We have had a fabulous family Christmas. It’s been intense but it’s been fun and full of love and laughter. We’ve had overnight guests, cooked for 10 on Christmas day and then another Christmas dinner for 8 on Boxing day. It’s such a busy week every year because we are the ‘hub family’. We tend […]
Tricks for coping with Chicken Pox!
Many of us are familiar with the signs and symptoms of chicken pox- if you’re not click here and have a read! Sadly it is inevitable that our little ones will deal with it at some point- so we thought that we’d put together some (tried and tested*) top tips for helping your little ones […]
A New Mummykind Baby!
My baby arrived a couple of weeks ago so I thought it would only be right to introduce her to our followers with a bit of a “life update” after so many pregancy posts (and more to come from my drafts folder that need a bit of polishing up!) As you may have noticed I […]
How to save your child’s life
Before I begin, if your child is in an emergency situation, call 999/911 immediately. I don’t know about you, but my worst nightmare is to realise that my daughter is choking. Thankfully so far we haven’t experienced it, but I’m definitely on my guard. All. The. Time. In the last 16 months, I’ve spoken to […]
My daughter will be seen AND heard
I was recently trying to enjoy a nice lunch out with my husband and our daughter. What started as a lovely meal ended with me fuming, with my husband trying to calm me down. Here’s why. Here is my gorgeous lady. She’s a happy little soul, she’s usually pretty chilled, but she knows what she […]
How (and why) to get rid of the dummy
My daughter is 15 months old, and has used a dummy for the majority of her little life. Recently, my husband and I decided enough was enough. The dummy had to go! Here’s why. This is my little one at bed time. What you can’t see from this photo is that she was late to […]
The signs of Sepsis you NEED to know about
I recently had a very scary experience. I had a chest infection, but suddenly I couldn’t breathe. I’m asthmatic, so I’m used to some difficulties, but this was different; it was like I was fighting for every breath. I had a high fever and was deathly pale. I was taken to hospital in an ambulance, […]