parenting, pregnancy

When I felt like “mum”

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff It took me a while, I’ll be the first to admit, But when I saw your smile, I knew I’d remember it. Not the way your one cheek dimpled, Not the way your smiling eyes sparkled, Not the way the sides of your gummy mouth tilted upwards… I mean, the way […]

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A poem for my husband

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff If you’ve been following our blog up until now, you may or may not know that my husband is currently deployed in Afghanistan. We recently received some pretty bad news about his deployment, and I’ll be honest, I’m not handling it all that well. I’ve been on anti-depressants again for a […]

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Mental Health Monday: a poem for my daughter…

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff Depression is a friend of mine. I know it’s hard to understand, But there’s something that I must explain: From the first moment that I first held your hand, I was overwhelmed with pain. I’m a mum without a mum, And in a way I always was, So meeting you on […]

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