The first month at home with our newborn was…the closest thing to sleep-deprivation torture that I’ve ever experienced. Yet most of my gorgeously glamours friends with new babies would post updates on Facebook, exclaiming how “overjoyed” and “simply beautiful” this time is. Ah ha, sure it is… but what aren’t you saying, you sneaky dog you?! The rest of us are here thinking it’s all sunshine and lolly-pops!
Well, from one new mummy to you, I can say with poo-covered certainty, that it’s not as charming as they’d have you believe all the time.
So without further delay, here’s my ten [crass] updates that new parents don’t tend to share about the first month with a newborn: (more…)