On one of these days we were pretty much housebound. It was hard work. I know Social media is showing a lot of people out sledging and having the time of their lives, however, for some very badly equipped individuals like us, this wasn’t an option.
When you start this parenting lark, there is a lot of stuff no one tells you. For good reason, I'm sure. One of those things is that your life, as a Mother, will change dramatically more than your partners.
From the minute you see that blue line on the test, your life changes. Suddenly you are 'with child', you are no longer just you... its you...plus one.
Mental illness and devastating life events aside, I think there are a few mistakes and assumptions we make about happiness, which can sometimes cloud things a little, when assessing our own state of contentment.