>Make Believe

>Do you ever pretend you’re not a mummy?
I’ve tried.
A couple of times. I was bad at it the first time, so I figured I’d try again.

I suck at it.
I can’t comprehend how (or why) mother’s can pretend they don’t have a little person(s) at home that they love and are responsible for and who’s lives they revolve around.
It doesn’t seem natural.
I understand needing a break occasionally. God knows I do.
The last two weeks would have been hell if Pat wasn’t here to help with both Dex and Dolores.

But would I ever pretend I don’t have them? NO way.
They are what I was born to do.
I mean sure – there will be other things in my life as well, but nothing as important as them.
Why would I pretend they didn’t exist?
Even just for a little bit?
It’s like pretending you don’t have a soul. Or are missing an arm. Painful and pointless.

If you want to pretend you don’t have children, why did you have them in the first place?
I’m definitely not saying you should have your children in tow 24/7. That is just silly. You’d go insane.
Sometimes even going to the doctors is a welcome break here!
I won a $300 spa voucher and I’m planning on getting the 5 hour full treatment.
But will I pretend my kids don’t exist? No way. They are the reason I deserve my treatment.

What do you think?
Do you pretend you don’t have kids sometimes?


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