Hiring a babysitter at the weekend so you can go out on a date
with your husband. He needs attention to, he says/complains regularly.
Less DIY, More BIY
Buying the things you're sure your mother made by hand: Birthday cakes, Easter eggs
, Christmas decorations, knitted cardigans. I mean, who has the time these days?
Your Parents Are Grand
Using the grandparents
a bit too often. As long as you ask properly, politely and thank them profusely, they're probably happy to help. They love the little ankle biters as much as you do.
Double (High) Standards
Loving the fact that even though being a mum is the best job you've ever had and your children your most valuable clients, you have still – somehow – managed to keep going just as you did before, being part of a team and the workforce at large. Being you.
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