Being a mother is a life-changing experience for every woman. You love your children and would do anything for them. Life can be hectic and tiring keeping up with a toddler though. These are some luxuries that all toddler mothers are likely to miss.

Time is a luxury many people wish they had more of. When you have a toddler in tow,  your life is devoted to them. Spending free time alone or uninterrupted is a rare luxury. Quality time with your children is incredible. Sometimes you can miss the freedom of being able to relax and decide how to spend your time alone though.
Busy mothers always have a lot to do and need to keep track of the time. A nice watch is a really useful accessory. You can add a bit of sparkle to your daily routine with diamond watches for women and keep track of the time in style.

A Tidy Home
Few people like to spend time doing housework, but having a clean and tidy home is important for most. A tidy, less cluttered home looks better and can make life less stressful.
It can be difficult to find the time to keep on top of housework when you are looking after a toddler though. You may not have time to keep your home looking perfect every day as mess quickly builds up. However, there are some easy things you can do to avoid mess and help your home stay looking tidy in general.

Every new parent misses sleep. Gone are the days of waking up refreshed from a good night’s uninterrupted sleep, or lazy weekend mornings in bed. Sleep deprivation can be tough on your health but getting up for your kids is totally worth it. Coffee also helps get you through the day.

Travel could be much more spontaneous before children. You could easily decide to go on last minute trips if you had the opportunity. Traveling with children is a whole different experience and requires more preparation.
It is a lot harder to do a spur of the moment trip with young children. Should you want to go on holiday though, with some preparation and planning it will be fun. There are various options, from short getaways to holidays abroad. Many hotels now have activities and programs catering to children of all ages. So, you can make the holiday great for all the family.

Great Food
Love eating out at restaurants and trying new food? Dinners out or having the time to experiment in the kitchen is difficult when looking after a toddler. Dinnertime is mostly spent making sure your little one eats their food. For many mothers their own dinner is an afterthought.

Parenting can be hard work and your life changes in so many ways. It is only natural to miss some of the freedom and things you enjoyed before becoming a mother. This also helps you to appreciate the differences and new luxuries in your life now.

Vicky Charles

Vicky is a single mother, writer and card reader.


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