This year seems like a tale of two halves; it has separated itself into PRE and post QTS, and I am not sure I will ever be the same again. I have changed so much in such a short space of time, and some of it just won’t go into sentences, but I will attempt to take care of the bits that will.
1. I realised that I am a good mother.
I was always this, but I have only truly realised it in the last 15 months. I had sacrificed a lot to become a parent, and have since felt that by following a profession that I am more than dedicated to, I have made sacrifices on the quality of my parenting. This is not true, and I now realise that it is simply a matter of my extraordinarily high standards and expectations bleeding into yet another aspect of…
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