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new mother

Pinky McKay’s Parenting By Heart Mummy Meet-ups – come and join us!

I have often felt frustrated visiting new mums struggling with the whole deal – a baby who has difficulty breastfeeding, an unsettled baby and sleepless days and nights. My frustration isn't that I couldn’t help these women but that they need ongoing support - from other mums.  They needed community - they needed to feel they weren’t ‘the only one’…
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Finding Your (real, honest) Mummy Village

There is a lot to be said for the ‘village’ when you are a mother. Mothering is so much richer when experiences can be shared, when we can support each other through the tough times (‘it does get easier’), celebrate the wins, however small (my baby slept 5 hours straight!), and laugh together at the absurdities (wondering, ‘where the hell did I get…
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Dear new mother…. from Karen

Dear New Mother, It takes your breath away, doesn’t it? You knew it would. You knew it would change, well, everything, but you didn’t know it would rock you to your very core quite as shockingly as it has, did you? I didn’t either. None of us did. We read every baby book we could lay our hands on and listened to all the advice being thrown at…
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