Hindsight is a wonderful thing. Oh, to be able to reflect on times gone by and think about how else you might have tackled particular situations, had you the knowledge you do now. I often wonder what I would do differently, if I could go back with the knowledge I have now, and how that would feel. The whole point is though, that you need to go through those tough times to be able to gain that knowledge, otherwise we would learn nothing along the way.
Here in our household, we're a long, long way past our first time parent selves, not to say that we get it right, or that we've got everything under control, but I think our journey has given us both a sense of perspective, that only hitting rock bottom, and having to rebuild yourself can give. There are a number of things though, that I would love to go back to tell my first-time parent self...
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‘The Mummysomniac’ is a lifestyle, motherhood and most recently, pregnancy blog, founded in 2015 by Kirsty McKenzie. She’s a mum of three, blogging about the highs and lows of motherhood, with a straight forward and honest approach, as well as a little bit of humour. Kirsty is passionate about sharing the realities of #MumLife, not the cookie cutter, high gloss version