The SAHM Friday Afternoon Countdown

Life with a toddler

I’m just home from a fabulous baby play date. We had the most yummy soup, us mummies had a brilliant catch up and the toddlers (I so typed babies, but they’re everywhere, so I can’t call them that anymore) had a blast.

So now I’m sat at home, baby is asleep in the pushchair, and I’m absolutely exhausted. I’ve got a big cup of tea, a KitKat watching utter rubbish on Netflix -Gossip Girl, if you’re wondering! Yes, this 30-something mummy is resorting to teenage rubbish, feet up on the sofa, counting the moments until:

  1. Toddler wakes up (please be another hour???)
  2. Hubby gets home
  3. Wine o’clock
  4. Bedtime


SAHM’s are you with me? Do you have the same Friday afternoon countdown?

Lynne x

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    Katie/Squirmy Popple
    January 26, 2016 at 9:17 am

    Yup, pretty much! I was also watching Gossip Girl for a while, but now there are new episodes of Pretty Little Liars on Netflix, so I need to get on that. Just the kind of TV a 33-year-old mum should be watching. #TheBabyFormula
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      newmummy
      January 26, 2016 at 10:19 am

      Hahah I know! I did watch pretty little liars last year, so I’ll need to check out those new episodes, thanks for the tip ๐Ÿ™‚

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    laura dove
    January 26, 2016 at 11:25 am

    I live for 5pm on a Friday night, it’s the only thing that drives me through the week! Next week my husband is away for an entire week (working in Austria) and I am riding solo with all four of them. God help me!!!! #TheBabyFormula
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    Crummy Mummy
    January 26, 2016 at 9:18 pm

    I have the same countdown even though I’m at home working! Thanks so much for the mention toox #TheBabyFormula
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    The Mum Project
    January 29, 2016 at 3:19 pm

    I LOVE wine’oclock! Although I don’t have a toddler yet, so my schedule is not really a schedule, its just whatever this 5 week old wants! ….and then a glass of wine in between feedings ha ha #thebabyformula

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    Square Peg Mum
    January 30, 2016 at 11:09 pm

    I was in bed at 8.30pm on a Friday night *Rock and Roll* right here! #thelist
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    Su {Ethan & Evelyn}
    January 31, 2016 at 11:22 am

    Oh yes, Toddler please nap for another hour please! x
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    lizzie
    February 2, 2016 at 8:56 pm

    Some days I count down from when I wake up. Usually after a sleepless night and waking up to angry little baby beasts. But other days my countdown is like yours, except without the nap. I’m not that lucky anymore, eek!
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      newmummy
      February 2, 2016 at 11:12 pm

      Awwww I know exactly what you mean on those days! Oh, I dread when we loose the nap. Today she didn’t nap til 5.30, for an hour, and she still went to bed at 7.30 so she definitely still needs it. X

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