Now that I am old enough and wise (ish) enough to to look back I can see very clearly that there have been many different versions of me.
I have been a goth/skater /punk teenager full of rage and rebellion, so head strong and sure I knew it all.
I have been through an abusive relationship which wore me down a little bit each day till I didn’t even recognise myself.
Are you reading this cramped in the corner of a toddler bed while repeatedly singing ‘You are my Sunshine’ and patting a small persons back?
Maybe you have a small child attached to one boob and you are squinting at your phone out of one eye while holding it down the side of your lap?
Did you find this post by googling ‘help my baby never sleeps!’? If you did I’m really sorry I cannot help you! Continue reading
Recently my partner asked me why I’m doing this – he isn’t on any form of social media so the concept of taking pictures of his outfit or writing about being a parent and putting it out there for strangers to see is totally alien to him.
I had to think for a while so that I could try to explain why doing this has become so important to me. Continue reading
I’m a control freak. I admit it, I always have been and I probably always will be. When I didn’t have kids it was never really a problem, my partner is so laid back (practically horizontal) that he was always fine with me taking control of everything and basically planning his life for him.
The problem is now I have children I’ve realised that my control freak nature, my OCD tendencies and my inability to just ‘let go’ are making me a really boring moany mummy. Continue reading