I don't know what your kids are like, but mine call me from all over the house, all the time. "Mummy...", "Mummy!", "MUMMY!" So often I just ignore it, unless it sounds like pain. This afternoon I had two children doing after school activities in two rooms. One's doing a reading programme on the laptop … Continue reading Fire Fire! Fire Fire!
There's this implicit trust that when they leap, you will catch them. That when they are sleepy, you will carry them and hold them tight. There is no fear. No sense that they may be dropped or let go. They just flop and know that they will be loved, held, looked after, safe. Incredible. Amazing. … Continue reading Entrusted
At a party tonight I introduced a friend to a colleague. When my colleague asked my friend what she did, she told her she was 'taking some time out at the moment.' I interjected and explained that this busy, brilliant lady was currently the full-time mother of two energetic under-fives. "But it's not something you … Continue reading Is Motherhood Worthy of Your CV?