We all have moments where we finally feel like we have made it as a parent. Sometimes they are making it to milestones we believed we may not ever see. Other times, they are simple - and sometimes amusing - things that make us feel like we are winning.
When it comes to parenting, all the small things matter... So here are some of my favourite parenting wins from me and some of my fellow mummy bloggers. There is nothing quite like sharing with other parents who also understand how amazing these moments are.
Being able to go for a wee without an audience.
Me Becoming Mum
Eating a packet of M&Ms in peace... Even if it was before noon - I don't care.
Katy from Katy Kicker
I once ate an entire chocolate muffin in the presence of my then 2 year old... When he asked me what I was eating, I told him it was cheese.
Sarah from Mumzilla
Last night I watched a movie in bed whilst eating toasted muffins. My youngest usually screams for 2 to 3 hours per night so it was amazing!
Achieving - and exceeding - my breastfeeding goals, against the odds!
Mo from Adventures of a Novice Mum
Leaving my son without him crying for the first time.
My child ate the majority of her Sunday roast in a restaurant today and only shrieked six times.
A month of backpacking with little one in south east Asia!
Ruth from Ellamental Mama
Managing to remember all three and never leaving one baby twin behind in a shop. Almost 8 years being a parent, going strong.