parenting

Newborn vs Toddler (The Unadulterated Truth)

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff Remember that moment, when you had a little baby you loved to pieces? IT WILL ALL CHANGE! Well, not the love, that’s kind of unconditional, but the little baby will certainly change… Here’s what you need to know about the difference between a newborn baby and a toddler. The Newborn (aka the […]

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parenting, postpartum

Sarah’s Birth Story – How We Met

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff Dear Olivia, It’s 4:30am on a Saturday and I’ve just woken up with pains in my abdomen. I had been having false labour contractions for about three weeks prior to that (you were exactly a week late) so I wasn’t too quick to wake up daddy and tell him that I […]

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parenting, postpartum

Should I give my baby a dummy?

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff Ah, this is one question that possibly all new parents consider at least once! In fact, I’m considering it right now as my daughter screams her head off, refusing to go to sleep, and she’s nearly 2! However, when you’re a first-time mum, there’s a lot of overwhelming information about why […]

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mentalhealthMonday, pregnancy

Mental Health Monday: Antenatal Depression

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff Recently, postnatal depression has been receiving a lot of media attention and greater awareness as a result, which really is fantastic! But… other topics not so widely spoken about are the reams of other postpartum mental illnesses, in addition to antenatal depression and anxiety. Amy has spoken about her experience of […]

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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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