Oh hi, sorry I didn’t notice you there, I am in a daze from lack of sleep and never ending illnesses given to me from my child.

I don’t know what the f**k I was thinking when I decided to have a child.

And then ..when I decided to go back to work early from mat leave. This. Is. So. Hard. I’m serious, how do you guys do it? I don’t understand how I am supposed to be a smart, successful business woman on no sleep, but guess what, I f**king do it.

On the days when I do get a good night’s sleep I overcompensate and work until I die (not that I don’t do well on the days I am sleep deprived).

I give myself a very hard time. Yet here I am 9:22pm, blogging after a seriously hard, long, exhausting day at work after a night of broken sleep. Surely this isn’t the right balance?

This woman in a meeting yesterday was complaining about how her flight from Spain got in late (….10:30pm) because of the busy bank holiday weekend and how TIRED she was because she only got to bed around 12am. F**cking shoot me. ONE You went to Spain on a holiday without a baby! AMAZING…and TWO for the last four night’s I think I have had a total of five hours broken sleep whilst being sick from a stomach bug my son gave me ON MY BIRTHDAY and on Monday night (the night she “went to bed late”) he woke up every hour on. the. dot. because of a fever and teething. I was sitting on the opposite side of the table like….


Secretly thinking…..


But you know what I did instead. I smiled at her….


…..and said “Aw that sucks, hopefully tonight you’ll have a better night sleep.” I didn’t mention my horrendous illness where I was puking my guts every thirty minutes, or the sleep deprivation or that I probably haven’t had a full night’s sleep in nine months and her glorious six hours is a dream I would write a speech about….

But this is what it means to be a mother, right.

Anyway, I’m sorry for this terrible off load of my feelings. I’m so glad that I have this blog and this lovely link party, and you wonderful people who understand what I am going through. So on a positive note,

Here are the lovely posts that Sarah and I want to feature this week,

I’m featuring Four Princesses and the Cheese with “Were Those Vaginal Babies?” because this woman is my hero, four kids, a pair of them twins, and the inappropriate questions she gets asked almost daily! Also, she is hilarious. 

Sarah’s pick is Bridie by the Sea with “Our First Family Holiday,” Sarah said… I love Bridget’s blog and reading about her family. Looks like they had a fab time, despite the flight experience!

If you could help spread the love for the link party by re-tweeting Stay Classy Mama Awards and Link Party #25 it would be MUCH appreciated. : )

If you’re interested, you can check out last week’s link-up as well Stay Classy Mama Link Party #24.

The Rules

  • Add up to 2 posts (old or new), any topics welcome
  • The linky will open at 7:00am on a Thursday and close at 23:55pm on a Sunday
  • In the blogging world, we all know you get what you give, so make sure to comment on 2 posts usually the 2 before your post but I’m not strict on these things…and if you really like the post retweet them or share on Facebook, spread the love!
  • Would be great if you commented on the hosts blog too!
  • Please add the badge to the bottom of your page, it looks super cool anyway ; )
  • To generate even more talk about your post, tweet @MumProject and @AdmofaWorkMum you have posted using #StayClassyMama. I’ll share on Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram as well.
  • When commenting on other people’s posts use #StayClassyMama so we know which link-up you are coming from

If you can please follow me on TwitterFacebookInstagram, & Pinterest that would be great! I can tag you when I share your posts! Thanks again!

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