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Can We Be Selfish on Mother’s Day?

Submitted by PAUL C on May 11 2012 09:05 AM

There have been a lot of articles recently on Mother’s making time for themselves.  At least “40 minutes” per day they say.   I guess it depends on what you classify as “making time for yourself”.  I don’t consider eating my dinner, having a shower or being fast asleep as great “me” time.

In fact, I think most women with children would struggle getting 40 minutes per week. This is particularly true for those with very young children and especially the working mums out there. So this Sunday we have the perfect opportunity to get in those 40 minutes or maybe even a few hours of Mummy time

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Secret Kid’s Business

Submitted by PAUL C on May 04 2012 09:05 AM

Once your child starts school there is six hours of each day that become a complete mystery.  Some lucky mothers may get a blow-by-blow account of the day, but most of us are left wondering what their child gets up to at school all day.

I have given up on the daily interrogations and simply greet him with the standard question ‘How was your day?” each afternoon. Of course I get the standard “good” response.  Some days he may go on to throw me little morsels of information throughout the afternoon and evening.  On other days I get very little or nothing at all

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