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Understanding what is good for you is good for all

1 CommentFriday, 13 April 2018  | 

 

I love being a mummy. It’s literally the best thing in the world. It always seems so patronising to say this, but I honestly don’t think I knew what genuine happiness was until I became a mummy. What was my purpose?
 
Of course, I know there is more to life than being a mummy. I’m also a wife, daughter, sister, granddaughter, sister in law, niece, cousin, friend and colleague. That’s a lot to be. That’s a lot of ‘roles’ to play.
 
Before having Lily & being on maternity leave, I often felt I was falling short. To an extent, I still am. Something always has to give.
 
I can’t be out with my colleagues on a Friday night, drinking & ordering a kebab at 2am. To be fair, I’m not really a drinker anyway and would rather spend my money on a nice three course meal, but you know what I mean.
 
Similarly, I can’t spend 100% of my time with my children, tending to their every need. And I think this is okay to admit to. It doesn’t make me a terrible mum. It makes me human. This is also something that has taken me a long time to realise.
 
Still, every now and again I need to remind myself of the above.
 
Recently whilst hubby had a day off, I went down to a local shopping complex to collect a clothing order from a store. Hubby stayed with the baby and our eldest, Max, was at school.
 
I spent 2 hours on my own. They were pretty glorious. Granted, I ended up buying Lily a new romper, milk & nappies and Max was treated to a new superhero T-shirt, BUT, I had a wander around and a takeaway Costa coffee, all by myself.
 
I then returned home, ‘fresher’ than before. When I say fresher, I obviously don’t mean to say I physically cleaned myself whilst out. (Just to clarify - I shower regularly and use a branded deodorant every day!)
 
I cleansed my soul, maybe. ✅
Regained a bit of sanity, probably. ✅
Cleared my mind, definitely. ✅
 
It all makes for being a better me.
 
Sometimes you just don’t need to be everything to everyone.
 
Just be you.
 
The rest will follow.
 
Love Hannah x
 
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Laura Jane
Saturday, 14 April 2018  |  10:09

Another good post. I always feel guilty taking me time.

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