Imagine if your day job was to chase up, organise, and schedule grown adults for television. Producing on-air talent is kind of like toddler taming, but you get paid to do it right?
TV producer Kristen Toovey might have the perfect practice for motherhood then - but then again, are we ever really prepared to be parents?
The mum, producer, writer and self-proclaimed ex-mummy-martyr takes a break from keeping her two gorgeous children alive to share her five reflections on modern motherhood.
1. What is your favourite thing about being a mum?
Sniffing sleeping kids' sweaty heads.
2. What’s your favourite thing to do with your kids?
Rollerskating and impromptu dress-up home discos.
3. What is the thing you miss most about life before you became a mum?
4. What has been the biggest surprise for you about being a parent?
The depth of love and how it cripples and uplifts you.
5. What does 'me time' look like for you?
A hard gym session then lots of decadent food and cocktails with friends where I usually laugh so hard I pee.
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