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Being a Mum ‘Me time’: Luxury with Anxiety Bubbling Under

Do you ever find that, being a mother, you can’t help wondering what your kids are up to, even during me time? Find out what other mums think here!

In our Mother Venn diagrams, we’re illustrating the crossover of emotions that come with being a mother in the most everyday of situations.

Having a few hours to yourself at home while your kids are out at nursery or at a friend’s house is, on the surface, a truly delightful and luxurious experience. Whether you spend the time, chatting, reading, or relaxing, it’s a mother’s chance to take a breather, and we all know how good it feels and how richly deserved it is.

But, there’s an unmistakable worry bubbling under. Do you ever find that, being a mother, you can’t help wondering what your kids are up to, what they’re eating, and whether they’re behaving themselves?