parenting

Mental Health Monday: Why I let my daughter see me cry…

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff Olivia has just turned 2, and she’s already so receptive to other people’s emotions. She has been from a very young age. If she sees or hears a baby crying, she goes over to them and tries to comfort them in her own adorable way. She understands that certain things make […]

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Mental Health Monday: The "Worry-O-Meter"

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff This is something that I recently came across as a tool to help children address things that worry them – it’s a tool used by social workers a lot when children unfortunately end up involved in the court system for a number of reasons, and it works like this… There’s a […]

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health

Learn to love yourself

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff The title says it all really, all I have seen lately is people beating themselves up whether they are too thin, too fat, too tall…the list is endless, but when did it become okay for us to beat ourselves up this way? Essentially, we’re torturing ourselves whenever we look in the […]

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Mental Health Monday: why the stigma?

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff You may be familiar with the hashtag #endthestigma on social media, used in conjunction with posts about our mental health. Opening up discussions about mental health can reduce the stigma and lead to better understandings of what the issues may be, but why is there such a stigma in the first […]

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Mental Health Monday – Self Care Days.

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff Today was a really difficult day Mental Health wise. I’ve been a bit weepy and for once – I didn’t hide it from Florence. Instead, I actively involved her in a self care day. I told her that I had a difficult phone call and that I was a little bit […]

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Mental Health Monday: New Year’s Resolutions

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff Today is New Year’s Day. The first day of 2018. Does anyone else think 2017 just flew by? Anyway, most people reading this will have made new year’s resolutions last night… a few common ones in my house growing up were to stop biting your nails or to lose weight. It’s […]

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