Doodle Diary of a New Mom

Few years ago Lucy Scott gave birth to her first child. Despite her extensive pre-baby research, nothing prepared her for the task of caring for this new little human and so, she reached for a pencil and began to draw…

Date night.

Date night.

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Actual torture.

Actual torture.

Small victories.

Small victories.

The joy of long car journeys.

The joy of long car journeys.

Hey, we are just driving past your house, can we pop in?

Hey, we are just driving past your house, can we pop in?

How parents sleep.

How parents sleep.

Monday morning.

Monday morning.

Hometime.

Hometime.

Cake?

Cake?

Sleep training: as baby drifts off, gently remove breast.

Sleep training: as baby drifts off, gently remove breast.

Spontaneous trip out: approximately 45 minutes to get out the door.

Spontaneous trip out: approximately 45 minutes to get out the door.

Gender scan.

Gender scan.

A truly extraordinary poo.

A truly extraordinary poo.

Patent pending.

Patent pending.

What?

What?

Do not apply fake tan, then breast feed.

Do not apply fake tan, then breast feed.

After a simple remortgaging of my house, I am now the proud owner of a pram.

After a simple remortgaging of my house, I am now the proud owner of a pram.

How early is too early?

How early is too early?

And then it hit me. I'm a grown-up!

And then it hit me. I'm a grown-up!

…and the rest of the day is your own.

…and the rest of the day is your own.

FINALLY finding the time to read all those "How to be a good parent" books.

FINALLY finding the time to read all those "How to be a good parent" books.

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