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Feeling like a crappy mummy

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pugglefan Tue 16-Oct-12 20:19:51

Will keep it brief, just need to get it "out" as DH is working and no one to discuss it with.

Putting the DCs to bed this evening (DS 2 & DD 4 months) and poor DS was sick after his nighttime milk (mmmmm, pleasant!) so had to pretty much dump DD in her cot whilst I cleaned DS up and calmed him down. DD was a bit grumpy this evening anyway and got majorly upset at being put in her cot in such a manner.

Anyway, finally got DS cleaned, changed and calm and into bed, and DD had cried herself to sleep. I feel so shit about this. I know it was just one of those unfortunate things, and is the way it goes when you're on your own with kiddies, but I try so hard not to let either of them cry it out or cry alone. I always do my best to pacify (was much easier with just PFB, but I do try).

I thought I was more relaxed this time around, but it seems not.

Sorry, bit of a pointless post but feeling guilty and need someone to tell me to get a grip, no harm done and she'll have forgiven me by her next feed! C'mon you lot, don't indulge my pathetic-ness

catgirl1976 Tue 16-Oct-12 20:22:08

You can't be in two places at once. You just can't

You're DD fell asleep - she's fine.

Don't be so hard on yourself

WorraLiberty Tue 16-Oct-12 20:22:51

In the nicest possible way...get a grip grin

Your 4 month old will not remember this

And actually it was quite lucky that she did nod off

SoHHKB Tue 16-Oct-12 20:23:16

Deep breath - you're their mum and they love you smile
Have a brew or a wine and rest until the next summons wink x

pugglefan Tue 16-Oct-12 20:26:31

Oooh you're all quick! Thank you. I know I'm being daft. Feeling better now though. Poured myself a glass of wine and am watching the Bakers getting messy on Great British Bake Off.

catgirl1976 Tue 16-Oct-12 20:27:04

There you go

Wine fixes everything grin

MrsTerryPratchett Tue 16-Oct-12 20:27:29

OP: I'm not a clone or a miracle worker
Everyone on MN: Been there, even shitter than you grin

I can barely deal with one, never mind two.

Hippymum89 Tue 16-Oct-12 20:29:58

Don't worry about it, you could look on it as DD felt bad for you and DS so took herself off to sleep smile

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