The joy of motherhood comes in moments.
Motherhood is a whirlwind. A delight, chaos, richly rewarding, at times without dignity, yet always filled with love. It takes and it gives.
It is different than I thought. I am different than I thought. With strengths and fears I didn’t know could exist.
Motherhood is one person doing the jobs of twenty, for free, wearing snot covered clothes. There is no way to be a perfect mother but thousands of ways to be a good one.
There are moments and milestones that will shine in my memory for ever and others I lost to the sleep deprived nights.
What do you remember?
Some mum moments may not be worthy of a film creation, they can be simple, funny, or vaguely disgusting. Cherished memories are ours to choose and capture. Moments where if you feel you don’t laugh you will cry.
In a few weeks it is my ‘baby’s’ SIXTH birthday. It sped by in a blink.
#Baby. Autumn walks through the park and these little blue eyes staring at me, before he could talk and all he wanted was to cuddle up next to me. He smelt like sweet milk and toast.
#Pride. A slightly hazy snap before I invested in a proper mummy camera. The fist time little man counter to four. He pronounced 3, free.
#Icecream. The on food apart from bread that my son has always loved. He used to chow down on cones as big as him.
#Fascination. The first time we went to Pennywell farm little man was running back and forth, petting the animals and so happy. It holds a special place in my memory.
#TheParentingJungle. Taking pictures with little man for the blog, playing with his animals and laughing together. He was starting at a lion in this snap!
#Beach. So many sea pictures, growing up in Devon and by the ocean is such a wonderful thing for us as a family. Every time I see pictures like this it makes my heart warm.
The photos I have of my son are beautiful memories and he loves scrolling through my Instagram feed. Pictures are as much for him as they are for me. I have coasters and a little smiling face on my phonecase from www.truprint.co.uk Be creative, share your moments, enjoy them, live them.
Disclaimer: This is a collaborative post.