Parenting Wins...

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

Not having to army crawl out of my little one's room for the first time, as he decided to go straight to sleep!

Charlotte from It's Mammy Not Mummy

Getting all 3 boys in bed asleep by 7pm...
Although I've not been able to do it since!

Jaymee from The Mum Diaries

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!


Having a relaxing candle lit bubble bath while eating Kelly's chocolate ice cream!

Ashleigh from Three Girls Mummy

Keeping her alive!!!!

Faye from Glossytots

 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.


Surviving a six and a half hour journey with a six week old when we got on the wrong train out of kings cross.

Jayne from Kids, Kicks & Clothbums

 I sat next to my son on the sofa and ate some of his sweets without him noticing!

Hannah from Hannah Spannah

Teaching them how to wash up and put the rubbish out!

Jo from Conflab Corner

Getting my three under three to nap in sync every single morning!

Kellie from My Little Babog

Surviving a newborn; 12 month old; 26 month old; 10 year old; and a dog on the school run each morning.

Laura from Five Little Doves

I have a teenager... It takes proper parenting skill and patience to get one of those without accidentally or purposely killing them!

Naomi from Tattooed Mummy

Getting a lie in in the mornings (for fifteen minutes) because my two year old can get my three year old her breakfast...

Samantha from Chocolate and Wine and I'll Be Fine

Being able to get both of my children asleep by 8pm. They normally don't go down until at least 9pm!

Rebecca from Becster

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.

Beth from Twinderelmo