Has anyone else ever felt a bit deflated after having one of those developmental checks for their children? The twiglets had their two year review with a health visitor and I found myself feeling really quite disheartened afterwards. So how do you deal with feeling disappointed after a child development check?
If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll know that we went to Camp Bestival in Dorset. You’ll know because I’ve been banging on endlessly about it and spamming non-stop with photos 🙊 Now, I’m quite aware that the photos I’ve posted make it look like we had THE most amazing experience… However, this is an example of one of those times when the reality is quite different to the carefully selected Instagram snapshots 🙈 It was all quite a bit trickier than it looked, mainly because we are complete novices! At camping full stop – never mind with toddlers in tow! I thought I’d share what we learned in case it’s useful for anyone. So here are my tips for taking toddlers to festivals!
After having a baby (or two!), your body will be different. And for a lot of women, they may well find their body is different forever. Many women will never go back to their pre-baby body, never mind ‘snapping back’ to it straight afterwards, as there seems to be so much pressure to do! But it can be quite hard to accept this. Like lots of others, I find myself having a big ‘mum tum’ now! So how do you go about accepting your mum tum?
Even though I do like a good moan from time to time, I generally feel very positive about being a mama. And even more so about being a twin mama 😁 Today though, I’ve had a bit of a tough parenting day and I’m feeling a bit ‘meh…’ 🙄
When the twigs were smaller, I once had a lady say to me that the reason they got chicken pox was because I didn’t breastfeed them. Struggling to breastfeed my twins when they were first born had been a deeply painful and upsetting experience for me. So I’ll be honest, what she said really hurt.