When I attended University I thought it would prepare me for my working life. I thought it would be the foundations of a fabulous career. What I didn’t know was that it would also prepare me for Motherhood, as some of the experiences are incredibly similar. Here are 12 ways being a mum is like being a University student.
We have all heard the stories about poor women inflicted with the condition commonly known as ‘Baby Brain.’ Women who have brushed their teeth with haemmaroid cream, forgotten how to use the microwave, and left their baby on the bus! Thankfully I have never done any of those things. Which is about the only thing I have to be thankful for as far as Baby Brain goes.
The art of the supermarket queue… isn’t it great that we live in such a civilised society that everyone knows the etiquette involved in the simple, but oh so effective queue! A system whereby fairness reigns supreme, and patience and respect are the foremost qualities displayed by all involved!
Well… that is the theory, but all too often, the reality does not live up to expectations!
“Ahhh… he’s just like his Daddy!”
Do you know how many times I have heard that since Lewis’ arrival nearly four years ago? No? Me neither… but it is a lot! And since Aaron’s arrival nearly 9 months ago, that trend has been continuing with gusto! So, “what’s the problem?” I hear you ask! Well, it’s two-fold!