Posts in Motherhood
VACUUMING IS THERAPY

I don’t know about you, but ever since I became a parent I’ve got a new found passion for stain removal and vacuuming. I get a little kick out of things that I never knew I would, things such as removing dried in stains and hearing god knows what get sucked up by the vacuum cleaner.

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MotherhoodLauren Patterson
SAVING FACE

From the outside in, most seem to think that I have my shit together. To be honest, in comparison to the past, I kind of do, but to my standards, I am far from it. I have been saving face for the last couple of weeks, because, well, I just had to.

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5 THINGS I SIMPLY DON'T GIVE A SHIT ABOUT NOW THAT I'M A MUM

When I had Madi, I felt like I was still on top of stuff - I was able to get ready in the mornings, cook decent meals and make sure the house was tidy every night before bed. Now that I'm a mother of 2 (very adorable) cyclonic children who (love each other very much) fight like two drunk girls who want the same podium at Birdees on a Saturday night, I've realised that there is so much that I really don't give a shit as a mum!

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FAMILY NIGHT IN: BOSS BABY

When I was 36 weeks pregnant, I was single, a tad bit lonely and dad’s dog had just passed away, so we decided to go get a puppy so I had something to look after before my first born arrived. Now, I was warned by EVERYONE that it was a bad idea, because puppies and babies are so much work, however I didn’t listen, dad got a puppy and here I was taking care of it …and 3 weeks later, a baby girl too.

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