We asked you on Facebook to tell us how you know you're a mum. From nappies in your handbag to Honey Hoops in your bra, this is what you said!
So here are 28 things that leave you in no doubt that you’re a mum! Scroll through them using the arrows above the picture, or click on the image to get to the next slide.
goodtoknow user Joanne says: ‘You don’t get any time to yourself!’
goodtoknow user Julie says: ‘You pee on a stick and it says positive. That is the moment your life changes and you understand unconditional love.’
‘You’re sitting eating your lunch at 3.15 some days!’ says goodtoknow user Charmaine.
‘You never have any ready cash!’ says goodtoknow user Kathy.
goodtoknow user Samantha says: ‘You worry about them every second they are away from you, whether it’s at school or round a friend’s playing.’
goodtoknow user Alison says: ‘You always drink cold tea because you make it when you make the baby’s bottle, then cool baby’s bottle and feed baby. By then your cup of tea is freezing when you drink it. I’m that used to it I now drink my cups of tea cold and my youngest is nearly 3!’
‘You can’t kiss your partner without hearing a little giggle or a ‘eeeeewwwww’ noise in the background!’ says goodtoknow user Becky.
‘Your handbag is always full of nappies!’ says goodtoknow user Violet.
goodtoknow user Denise says: ‘You hear “Can I have…?” all the time!’
goodtoknowuser Andrea says: ‘You can’t remember when you last had a pee without company!’
goodtoknow user Sarah says: ‘You forget what sleep is and talking about the colour of poo is suddenly a normal conversation!’
‘The whole house has baby stuff and everything revolves around her,’ says goodtoknow
user Spell Binder.
goodtoknow user Andrea says: ‘You are watching Thomas the Tank Engine while all the children have fallen asleep!’
goodtoknow user Claire says: ‘Your handbag no longer contains perfume and lipstick… instead it has Wet Wipes, raisins and the odd plastic toy!’
goodtoknow user Spell Binder says: ‘When you go shopping and all you think about buying is for the baby, not for yourself.’
‘After a long day you take your bra off and a Honey Hoop falls out!’ says goodtoknow user Claire.
goodtoknow user Emma says: ‘When you brush Play-Doh out of your hair at bedtime!’
‘You are introduced to other adults as so-and-so’s mum,’ says goodtoknow user Asa.
goodtoknow user Spell Binder says: ‘When you love them more than anyone else in the world…and you can’t find a word to describe that immense power of love.’
goodtoknow user Katie says: ‘You can survive on 3 hours sleep a night and never have a drink or meal while it’s still hot.’
‘Your T shirts have sick, dribble or snot on the shoulders daily!’ says goodtoknow user Jodie.
goodtoknow user Anne says: ‘You have to bail them out!’
goodtoknow user Rebecca says: ‘When you are in the supermarket and a stranger’s child shouts “Mum!” and you reply with a harassed “What?”
goodtoknow user Becky says: ‘You chop up your own food into miniature pieces even when your child isn’t there!’
goodtoknow user Melanie says: ‘You start singing nursery rhymes to yourself, you know all the songs to In the Night Garden and the Chuggington theme tune!’
goodtoknow user French Village Diaries says: ‘Your life is a little more chaotic than it used to be, but the reason makes you smile inside all the time.’
Where to next?
– Your baby’s development
– All about babies
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