Today I’m sharing my motherhood story…read on
My Motherhood Story – Me? A Mum? How Did That Happen?
I never thought I would have children to be honest. It was never on my radar! I was more interested in my career, friends, travelling, anything else. A baby just didn’t factor into my fun-filled life.
When some of my friends started having babies I switched off. My eyes glazing over as they fawned over photos of their offspring describing in detail when and where the picture had been taken. I was put out when our regular catch-ups were rescheduled due to ‘sleep routines’.
New Mum Alert! The bassinet is on the wrong way!
When I met my husband, he mentioned early on in the relationship that he wanted a baby. He even had a name picked out. I was always very evasive, changing the subject. I just didn’t think I was the mothering type.
Then on a trip to London I found out that I was pregnant. I was completely and utterly in shock but also strangely excited. It was all I could think about. When I returned to Sydney my husband and I went for routine scans and check-ups. That’s when it happened. Life as I knew it changed forever.
I am socialising with my friends with babies that I used to avoid and my local mothers’ group, drinking coffee in the park whilst staring gleefully at our little ones. I live for family time with my husband and my son. They are my world. Some of my friends have fallen by the wayside as I get swept up in motherhood. I completely understand because that was me.
I am now officially one of those mothers who bore people with pictures of their baby. My transformation is complete.
What’s your motherhood story?