parenting

Moving from a Childminder to a Nursery

Tweet to @mummykindoff In the new year, I was fortunate enough to start a new job that I love. With the new job came some pretty big moves for our family too, one of those being Olivia moving from a childminder to a nursery. Olivia started going to a childminder in September 2017, when I […]

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pregnancy

Living away from your partner during pregnancy

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff My pregnancy was spent largely alone – the unexpected nature of my expectant motherhood meant that things had to continue as planned as far as possible. I stayed at university to complete my law degree until I could go on maternity leave, but that also meant living over 100 miles away […]

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parenting

Moving in with the in-laws.

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff This last week has been very busy. Me and my partner decided to leave our first home and move in with his parents. Now, I can already hear many of you shouting WHHHHHY at your screens, but we obviously had our reasons. We have never been what you call ‘responsible with […]

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parenting

Becoming a self-employed mum.

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff I was quite excited about returning to work after 9 months on maternity leave. At the time I felt a bit guilty to feel that way. I’d really enjoyed the time I’d spent with my daughter, adjusting to parenthood, but I also felt I needed some ‘me’ time. Time to do […]

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parenting

Mum guilt: I can’t live with or without you

Share Tweet to @mummykindoff Definitely not a tribute to U2’s famous classic, but definitely how I feel about this whole parenting thing sometimes… okay, more often than not. I recently started university again full-time, and it’s incredibly full on. I barely have time to think about anything that’s not law-related. Except, when I’m there, everything […]

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