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Sometimes We Need To Prepare Not To Prepare

Sometimes We Need To Prepare Not To Prepare

Prepare
We’ve all heard that one, right? Mostly in relation to sport or exams, but it applies to so many things in our lives – including many aspects of parenting. Equally though, there are parts of parenting – and specifically of mothering – that sometimes we think we have to prepare for, and literally beat ourselves up about, that are just a waste of our energy and usually our tears. Where am I going with this? Well there’s the standard things we hear about like: Preparing for pregnancy: the number of articles you can read about preparing for pregnancy when trying to conceive would scare the bejesus out of you if you find yourself up the duff unexpectedly and you see the list of things that never even crossed your mind. Preparing for pregnancy is probably a “nice to do” if you have the time an...