Here’s one I made earlier… Enjoy!
A conversation I had recently:
Me: Oh yeah, he’s just starting to get mobile now, so that’s a bit scary!
Nameless Mum of Two: How old is he now?
Me: Just about 8 months.
NMOT: Wow, 8 months and just starting to crawl. You’re lucky, mine both crawled at 6 months. You don’t want them crawling. *eye roll*
Me: (internally) OK, I’ll be quiet now then.
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I, like many (most?) women I know found giving birth pretty traumatic. And why wouldn’t I? There was an actual person coming out of my actual body. Granted, I was aware that this was going to happen for over nine months previous to the event and you might…
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