time flies when you're being a mum

Time for Mum tagged with 'Barcelona'

if you’re anything like me, you find it difficult to even find time to have a wash, there’s always something more pressing. Here I’m hoping to encourage myself and you to put yourself first a bit more!

Not a Bad Mummy


09 Jul, 2013

Reuben wouldn’t talk to me this morning. I excitedly went to get him first thing and expected to be greeted by confusion, then recognition, then massive smiles. How wrong I was. He was cross. And, didn’t really want to make eye contact until after his nap, which he didn’t want to take despite being shattered. I feel like a such a bad mummy!

Basically, my best friend and I agreed that for my 30th (in March I might add – I kept putting it off because I didn’t want to leave Reuben or Mike and Gabby) we would go away to Barcelona. A year ago she broke my heart and left Newcastle to follow an amazing job opportunity. I know, how could she? We went from working and living together to never seeing each other!!

She’s doing amazingly well and I am so happy for her but we NEVER get any quality time together, which is entirely my fault. It’s so easy to let life get in the way of what’s important. Yes, Mike and the kids are THE most important thing in the world to me but I mustn’t forget about those other people who I care about and who also care about me…before they stop caring. Alex and I finally got ourselves sorted literally 3 weeks ago. We plumped for a weekend and just hunted for the best deal we could find.

I’m so glad we did. What an amazing weekend with my buddy!