This morning isn't one for cute, Insta-perfect baby pictures yet. I've just got through the second night in a row of VERY little, VERY disturbed sleep and I feel pants.
Last night was torture. I know you're supposed to just 'hunker down' and think "Oh well this is what newborns do". But last night I Just. Wanted. Sleep. I felt knackered, resentful, sad, angry and of course guilty - guilty that my partner's night's sleep was ruined when he had to get up to help. Guilty towards little Anna when I was holding my head in my hands at 3am willing her to sleep - it's not her fault afterall (it's mine for not sleeping in the day when she seems so keen on doing so).
So when I saw this quote pop up on @realmumlifeblog's account, who's going through similar feelings this morning, i pinched it (i hope you don't mind @realmumlifeblog - just having one of those days too when the Insta filters shouldn't cover up what can be hard and ugly) to help remind me, and all the other sleep deprived mums out there, to keep going, that we are trying hard and mostly doing well - and I should be proud, even when in those dark early hours I'm not feeling it. Like, at all!
Today is a new (albeit fuzzy-headed, bleary-eyed) day and we'll get through this one too - with naps!!
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