Making time for me time

I feel exhausted.

Not just some of the time.

Not just most of the time.

But all the time.

I go to bed feeling tired, and I wake up feeling just as tired. And I can’t blame the twins because more often than not these days I’m getting around eight hours of decent, unbroken sleep.

So I went to see the . . . → Read More: Making time for me time

This is me right now

This post is written for The Gallery at Sticky Fingers. This week’s prompt was inspired by a hashtag taking over Instagram last week –#merightnow.

If I look at this picture in ten years I hope it will remind me of the me right now.

Because right now, I’m happy. Happy to be a mum. Happy to have . . . → Read More: This is me right now

Have a little patience

Every year for as long as I can remember, come New Year’s Day, I have resolved to be more patient.

But this year it isn’t on my list. Because for the first time ever, I think I have got my impatience under control and within acceptable levels. In fact, a number of people over the course of . . . → Read More: Have a little patience

I’ve got to be selfish to survive

I forgot your birthday, failed to send you a card, missed posting a birthday message on your facebook wall, and didn’t make your birthday drinks?

I’m sorry, I’ve got to be selfish to survive.

You’ve made the effort to come to visit and I’ve got no food in, I’ve run out of coffee and the house is filthy?

I’m . . . → Read More: I’ve got to be selfish to survive

I know I’m a mum when…

…Drinking an eighth of the alcohol I used to drink on a night out leaves me with a killer three day hangover.

…I consider 7.30am to be a lie-in.

…I concentrate on Waybuloo and In The Night Garden to learn all the characters’ names and I practise the songs even when the kids aren’t around.

…The bottom of every . . . → Read More: I know I’m a mum when…