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How 1 Hour with My Dog Turned Me into a Better Mom

Posted On: Mar 30, 2017   |   Posted By: Alfie's Blog

How 1 Hour with My Dog Turned Me into a Better Mom

It was Saturday morning in our kitchen.
“Are you trying to get us out of the house?“, my husband asked with a smile as he saw me pack their bags for swim class.
“Of course not, don't be silly“, I replied and continued “I'll take the dog out while you two go have fun swimming“.
Being a mom is both the best, and the hardest job I've ever had. But night wakings and poopy nappies aside, the one thing I find the hardest is not finding any time for myself. So when the husband booked himself and baby M in for weekend swim classes, perhaps I got a little over excited at helping them get out of the house.
There's No Me Time With Baby
You see, since baby M was born nine months ago, we've been tied to the hip. He's flat out refused to drink from a bottle, so I've had to stay close enough to be able to feed him the old fashioned way. That means, I haven't had much me time lately.
And when I say ‘not much' I actually mean ‘none'.
But with swim classes and baby M's newfound love for the sippy cup, I could have one and a...

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