Susanna at A Modern Mother wrote a post earlier this week asking what people say about you when you leave the room. As I left a comment on her post, I thought about what I'd actually like people to say about me.
I'd love it if I overheard someone saying something like this:
"Oh, there goes whatsername from up the road. And her three children. I don't know how she does it. She makes motherhood look so effortless. Look at how she's snapped back into shape after her last baby. Can you believe she's 35? I know, looks ten years younger doesn't she?
"I was surprised when she told me most of her clothes are from New Look. I know! They look designer on her don't they? She's glamorous without making an effort. Have you seen her husband? He's gorgeous too. Together they make an amazing couple. I saw them in Chicago Rock Cafe once. Even when they're drunk, they're glamorous.
"Her children are beautiful aren't they? And impeccably behaved. So bright too, just like their mother. They're clearly going to go on and do amazing things with their lives. She's such a good mum. I've seen her with them up at the playground and they do exactly what she asks them to. Never a tantrum or a cross word. In fact I've never seen her lost her temper with them.
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