My A-Z of motherhood

I got given the book H is for Hummus from my mum which is a (tongue in cheek) A-Z of parenting. The illustrations are really funny and I think its all pretty accurate to what you experience in modern day pregnancy and parenting. You probably won’t find any of it that funny or relevant if you don’t have children though… I thought I would post some of the images and give some of my take on the highs and lows of day to day life of being a parent.

A – Active Birthing

Image

 

Hypnobirthing all the way…. Although the woman’s voice on the audio CD needs to be updated. Its soooooo annoying! 

 

Image

 

Blueberries – A definite favoroite in this household, but not on the carpettttttt pleaseeeeeee!!!

Baby yoga – smug face….

 

Image

 

Controlled crying – I could never bring myself to do it… although I dont know if that has worked in my favour or not!!!? With a 19 month old who stilllll doesn’t sleep though. One day. One day…

 

Image

 

Date night – A what??!! Sorry I’ve never heard of one of those… I do have a vague recollection of that saying a few years ago…

 

Image

 

Eco-friendly – Yes I did become a tad more obsessed whilst expecting.

 

 

EImage

Farrow & Ball –  Now this is a brand I heard of soooo much when I was pregnant. Its become a joke within my family. We had the experience of doing up a flat head to toe when I was carrying Ava. Stripping wallpaper and wanting everything to be done before the big arrival. Obviously didn’t happen in time and someone came early. Another lesson in letting go of expectations…

 

Image

Glamping – Cant wait… I have so many fond memories of camping as a child. 

 

Image

Hunter wellies – Guilty!

 

Image

 

iPaddy – I know they are antisocial, but sometimes you just gotta pull it out as a distraction. Apple you are sometimes a saving grace.

Image

Osteopathy (Cranial) – Now this really worked! 

 

Image

Quinoa – Standard! Always try and slip it into Ava’s food.

 

Image

 

Rice cakes – If in doubt… Rice cakes are a saviour. Dread to think of how many packs we have been through. In every flavour.

Image

 

Soft play – Rainy day heaven. excluding weekends, bank holidays and school holidays of any form. Especially when raining.

 

Image

 

Tummy time – Just waiting for them to finally roll over…

 

Image

Vaccination- To inject or not to inject…that is THE DEBATE.

W is for Waitrose – Hands up if you live in Hove and you were even slightly excited about the new one opening… I never thought I would see the day that I would look forward to visiting a new supermarket. Is this really what happens to you when you become a mother…?!

 

Image

 

Xmas – I just love the fact that as parents we can re-live Santa and Rudolph as reality all over again.

Image

Yummy mummy – That’s what sunglasses were made for. To hide the lack of sleep and lack of make-up you haven’t had the time to put on.

 

Image

ZZZZZzzzzzzz – The answer to all your parental problems. Just need a bit more please!!!

 

 

One thought on “My A-Z of motherhood

  1. “W is for Waitrose – Hands up if you live in Hove and you were even slightly excited about the new one opening… I never thought I would see the day that I would look forward to visiting a new supermarket. Is this really what happens to you when you become a mother…?!”

    Ummmmmm.. (Raises hand, lowers head)

    LOVE this post! X

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s