parenting

Underwater Swimming – Yay or Nay?

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff You may have seen my post a little while back about getting your children into clubs and hobbies as early as possible… Well, following on from that, the latest club we have joined is Tadpole Tots Swimming Lessons. I know, I know, Olivia is only 2. She can’t really be taught to […]

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health, parenting

Taking Care Of Toddler Skin In Winter

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff You may remember that Chrissy wrote a post on spotting the early signs of lung cancer for us last year, and today, she is sharing her top 3 tips for taking care of toddler skin in the winter time! Lots of children suffer with eczema and I know how dry even […]

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health, postpartum

What Hyperemesis Gravidarum meant for me

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff This week, I spoke to my lovely friend Becki about her experience of Hyperemesis Gravidarum. For those of you who don’t know, around 10,000 women in the UK suffer from Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) every year. It is often dismissed as normal morning sickness in pregnancy, but in reality can leave the […]

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parenting

The Trampolining Trend and Why it’s Actually Amazing!

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff If there’s one thing little 2 year old Olivia loves, it’s trampolines. Actually, in all fairness, it’s not just her! Kiera loves it too and she’s about to turn 9. Heck, even I love it and I’m 23! But there are soooooo many benefits. You might think that trampoline parks are […]

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health, parenting

Tips and tricks for tummy bug troubles

Unfortunately, it’s the time of year where stomach bugs are rife. I was recently in the hospital twice in the space of two days, as my little one had a severe case of gastroenteritis. While I was there, I had many in depth conversations with paediatricians, nurses and the matron, who gave me many materials […]

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health, parenting

Frank Fridays : the realities of being a disabled parent

Tweet to @mummykindoff I’m honest with my friends about my health struggles, and I also write for¬†The Mighty¬†about some of my experiences. Now I feel it’s time to open up to you, the Mummykind family. The truth is that my health is often poor, but I don’t make a habit of advertising it. Honestly, I […]

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health, parenting

Pyloric Stenosis: when vomiting isn’t just reflux

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff If you’re reading this, chances are you have (or have had) a very ‘sicky’ baby. Chances are, your friends and family told you ‘it’s just reflux’. And fair enough, it might be. But it might not be. If you’re not convinced, read on to find out more. My little monkey was […]

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