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Mummy Social Meets… Mothering Without A Mother

Becoming a mum is something that usually brings you closer to your own mum. It allows you to find a new dimension to your relationship and a new level of understanding and respect, however, what happens when your mum is no longer there and you have to navigate your motherhood journey without her. At the end of last year, I spoke to the lovely Gaby Roslin, who at 32 lost read more

Mummy Social Meets… Four Mum With Hyperemesis Gravidarum

Back last year Danni interviewed three mums who have suffered with Hyperemesis Gravidarum during their pregnancies. Each slightly different but ultimately they were very poorly. Lucy (@what_luce_does), mum to Miicah and Aria and a little boy. Sophia (@mumlife_afterhg), first time mum to baby Teddy who has been born since this interview took place. Rebecca (@thecoastalmummy), who runs a blog called The Coastal Mummy which is a multi-award-winning parenting and lifestyle read more

Mum Shaming & Judgement

In this day and age, you can be shamed for almost anything. Gone are the days where things were said behind your back, now it’s written there for all to see. It’s real, it’s hurtful, it’s detrimental to people’s health. I think we can all agree that motherhood can be hard. We all have our own journey to make but many of the ups and downs will be similar along read more

Winter Skin Care for Babies and Toddlers

Winter Skin Care for Babies and Toddlers Your little one’s skin may be peachy smooth and soft most of the time, but it’s bound to get dry now and then and the winter months are the times when this is most likely to happen. Where colder temperatures can cause extra dry chapped skin – especially in babies and toddlers. Some kids are naturally predisposed to having dry skin, but all read more

Mummy Social Meets … Learning about Gestational Diabetes

I recently spoke with Jo, a 40-year-old mum of three boys (Mackinley, Finlay and Brodie) who lives in the Scottish borders with her sons and husband Gavin. She has PCOS and endometriosis but was blessed with three miracles, however during each pregnancy she suffered with gestational diabetes. She now runs a popular website and social media pages to raise awareness and offer support to other mums. Hi Jo, thank you read more

Separation Anxiety: How To Manage

Separation anxiety: How to gently manage every situation between you and your child. The tears, the fights, the heartache and the frustration. All common factors surrounding separation anxiety that parents will know all too well.  Maybe it’s something that occurs daily in your house or perhaps just every so often, either way, it’s draining and takes a real toll on your emotional wellbeing. So having a gentle, calm approach can read more


Fussy Eating – How To Restore Peace Around The Dinner Table

What is a fussy eater? The term ‘fussy or picky eater’ covers a range of behaviours including refusing any new food, having strong likes/dislikes about food, rejecting food unless it is beige, spitting new foods out and having a restricted intake of certain foods, especially vegetables. There are three very important points to clear up first before we explore ways in which you might be able to support your child read more

Mummy Social Meets … A Fostering Mum

I recently caught up with Sandra*, a mum, who fosters children until a suitable solution for their care can be found. She explains what’s involved and tells us why she finds it rewarding. *name has been changed to protect identity. Thank you for talking to me about fostering, I really appreciate it. Can you please tell me what exactly fostering is and what it involves? Fostering involves caring for children read more

Story Of ‘Not Another Bunch Of Flowers’

Hi, I’m Anikka. Thanks so much for taking the time to listen to my story. I was diagnosed with an aggressive form of breast cancer at the age of 33 and was sent lots of lovely bunches of flowers. It was obviously wonderful knowing I had such strong support behind me, but I never actually got to see many of them. Most people don’t realise that many hospitals do not read more



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