Hardest job in the world and so hard not to beat yourself up for the little things you didn’t get ‘right’ – but it’s the big things that matter, are they safe and warm, do they have a clean comfy bed, do they have a lovingly made meal, are they bathed, is their hair and teeth brushed, do you hug them and tell them you love them?
If you can say yes to these things then you’re winning at Mum life! If you’re doing extras like taking them swimming, playing Lego for the umpteenth time that day and making special voices whilst reading the bedtime story then you deserve a medal! Go you!
And let’s not even start with the teenagers…..