{Raising Little People} Is being a good mother making you a bad wife?

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There is no one that will argue against the fact that being a parent is sometimes a stressful, difficult and hard job. Quite possibly the toughest gig in the world.

The little humans require so much from you, feeding, cleaning, entertainment. But most of all, time.

What happens to your relationship though? Is the ongoing strive to be a good mother making you a bad wife/partner?

Do you put your relationship second, even if unintentionally?  Then this article is for you – Kate Parlin’s – ‘Being a good mom is making me a bad wife’

How do you keep your relationship a priority? Or are you just content in the tomato-sauce-stained-tee-and-please-fix-the-lightbulb stage of your relationship? We would love to hear from you.

Happy reading Nesters xo

{Raising little people} 10 things you don’t really know about kids until you have kids

One of our very favourite websites, Scary Mommy offers some very funny and insightful looks into life and motherhood generally.

Here is our new favourite ’10 Things you don’t really know about kids until you have kids’

It’s funny, and honest and downright accurate a lot!

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Grab a cuppa, sit down and have a laugh and realise in the end its all worth it!

Is there anything else you would add to the list?

Happy reading Nesters!

{Raising Little People} Motherhood: The Big, Fat F$*k You

It is the most important job in the world, but also the lowest paid.

It is challenging and emotional.

Some days seem like an eternity.

No one talks about it though.

Everyone pretends it is easy and that they love it ALL of the time.

Not this lady. She speaks the truth. Lisa from Scary Mommy puts into words the exact way that every one of us has felt as some time or another.

Motherhood: The Big, Fat F$*k You is an honest piece of writing from a mother who today, has just had enough.

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