How I managed the sad today

When I woke up this morning the sad that has been lurking for the last month or so made an appearance. The old me, pre children, pre self employment, would have called in sick, pulled the duvet over my head and wallowed for a day, or a few days until guilt took over and I…

Becoming a mother

When did I become a mother? Was it when we first started saying things like “this would be a great place for a family day out”? Was it when we first stopped trying to not get pregnant? Was it when we first looked at the pregnancy test?