Monday, 8 October 2012

Things I've Learnt Since Becoming A Mum...

  • vomit can appear on your clothing from nowhere and remain unnoticed until returning home from the shops.
  • Projectile number 3's do exist and like a rare sighting of Bigfoot, are a sight to behold. 
  • discussing baby's bowel movements will become as common place as discussing the weather. 
  • washing will increase ten fold. Murphy's law dictates that any clean item of clothing placed on baby will be puked on with 2 seconds of leaving the change table. 
  • arranging a photo shoot for bub at 2 weeks old expecting to get serene Anne Geddes style photos is a recipe for disaster. (Within a minute of dressing her in her new dress Soph proceeded to projectile vomit not only down her front, but her back and down the front of my maxi dress!).
  • Sleep deprivation can for example can cause you, to purchase a magazine at the newsagent and then leave it on the counter, go home and then remember 4 hours later. (I can now sympathize with my own mother who once broke down after making tuna casserole and forgetting the tuna!)
  • finally, experiencing the beauty and joy of unconditional love despite all of the above and the knowledge I wouldn't have things any other way.    

xoxo Sarah 


  1. awh if that is a pic of your wee cute! x

  2. Awwwww... gorgeous! Motherhood is an amazing ride.. yep with lots of puke along the way too! Baby puke is not so bad... wait til she gets a bit older! :)

  3. Before I was a mother my brother told me that you can even get poo under your fingernails, but it's okay because it's your baby's poo!!! Motherhood ... ahhh, bliss : -)

  4. Hello from England!
    Motherhood only gets better, I can assure you. My baby is nine now and every day is still a voyage of discovery - for both of us!

  5. Washing! How do little people have so much washing! There clothes are tiny but there are always piles of them in the washing! grrrr..... But we love it really! Don't we?

  6. Motherhood is one of life's greatest adventures. My babies are 17 this year and I'm still learning!

  7. Nodding along to every single one of these!

  8. Isn't she the sweetest little poppet? Projectile vomit? her? nooooooo, surely not that tiny package of cuteness!
    Certainly your life will never be your own again...but we mums wouldn't have it any other way would we?

  9. love the last one :) and she doesnt at all look like shes capable of all those things u mentioned nooooo ;) what a cutie!

  10. Your photo is close to a Geddes and she is beautiful! Congratulations and while Motherhood isn't easy, the perks are wonderful! Great post!

  11. the beauty of being a mother... i believe it's the true essence of being a woman. congratulations! your child is very blessed to have a mother like you... i love your blog btw.

    xoxo Cherry


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