Originally posted on Milk Monologues:
Emotional, honest and raw. We shed tears as we opened the letters and read these beautiful truths from our brave participants. And laughed, and smiled, as we reflected on our own journeys. “Recently, my mum and I had a chat about breastfeeding and why we didn’t want to do it,…
“Oh, he’s about to go through the terrible twos? Let’s give him a baby brother exactly at that point, so that he can add that emotional rollercoaster to his already GARGANTUON feelings. That way, we can go through the sleepless, relentless, confusing newborn phase at the same time as dealing with the tantrums and meltdowns. Ideal.”Keep reading
“I’m sorry,” my husband said as he left for work . . . followed by, “I love you,” and walked out the door, leaving me to ponder on the apology. That night I turned to him and said, “When we look back at this time, I am going to feel so proud of us.”Keep reading
My maternity leave went by terribly quickly and agonisingly slowly, and now I’m back to work, part time, and balancing my new life as both teacher and parent. I’m also a ‘preschool parent’ or a “school mum” now, which has put me on the other side of the school life, and it has really got me thinking about my past teaching practice.Keep reading
And now I am a mum myself, I am thinking about you. You have spent the entirety of your motherhood, being there. Always. And not just for me! You have done it for all four of us. You make each of us feel like we’re the favourite one. You are the most wonderful, selfless, caring, and thoughtful person in my world. I couldn’t survive my own motherhood without you. And I’d like to say thank you.Keep reading
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The Mum Daze
I’m Kelly, I’m a mother-teacher-writer and I’m raising two excellently curious and ‘spirited’ boys with a husband who is really trying his best.
I promise to be honest.
I will tell you all the things I would 100% lie to my Health Visitor about.
I’m a big believer in… “do what works for you.”
I like to be funny; it’s hit and miss.
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