health, postpartum

Why I decided against a home birth

I want to start by saying I LOVE the idea of a home birth and adore hearing people’s experiences of giving birth at home, so please don’t read this as anti home birth, these are just the reasons it wouldn’t have worked for me. I had never considered a home birth until a saw a […]

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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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House and Home

Introducing a pet to your family home…

After more than a year of threatening to wait until Daddy is away and bringing home a cat, Olivia and I finally managed to talk Daddy into letting us get one! I think he knew I was starting to get very serious about just moving one in while he was out one day… So, off […]

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Round up

Mummykind’s September Top 5

Tweet to @mummykindoff Sorry this is so late! It’s been a busy month for all of us and we’re all a combination of exhausted, delirious and happy at the same time! So here it is… our Top 5 from September: Top 5 Blog Posts Top 5 Instagram Posts Top 5 Things we did Charlie had […]

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health, parenting

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 […]

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parenting

Are daddies better than mummies?

We’ve all been there… Your toddler is, quite frankly, being a bit of an arse. Whether they’re having a full blown tantrum or simply need an attitude adjustment, there comes a point where they’ll say those words: “I want Daddy”. The last 3 weeks of Olivia’s life have been “I want Daddy”. She even told […]

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Round up

Mummykind’s August Top 5

If July went fast then August was a blur! Where is the year going?! You may have noticed that we have posted a little less than usual this month. With the kids home from nursery and a couple of us dealing with pregnancy in the heatwave we have been all been a little caught up. […]

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parenting, postpartum

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 […]

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mentalhealthMonday

I abandoned the mirror – and you should too.

9 months ago when I moved house, I did something that many would call drastic, or unnecessary. While decluttering and sorting through my possessions, I decided to get rid of my mirror. Yes, that’s right, it’s gone. The only mirror left in the house now is a 20cm round mirror that I use to put […]

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