It’s a learning curve like no other – The day when you become a mother. The days are long, the nights are hard, A sleepless stare’s our calling card. A thousand voices chiming in, It’s hard to hear above the din. But this I know – this much is true, This time is yours, it’s […]
Yesterday I overheard a conversation in the coffee queue, where two women were chatting about a mutual friend. ‘All she ever posts is photos of her baby,’ said one, crinkling her nose in mock disgust. ‘It’s so bloody boring’. The other rolled her eyes as she counted her change. ‘I know – NOBODY CARES, right?!’ […]
Three years ago today I sat on my sofa with a beautiful, healthy, 4-week-old baby, at the start of my much-anticipated year of maternity leave. And I hated it. Every. Second.