After many difficult months, @acroyogaballerina and @tom.bem are excited to share their rebirth as @schoolofacroyoga .
Teaching and creating out of their new, beautiful two-story yoga studio in central London (Shoreditch) and offering AcroYoga Academy courses, teacher trainings, creatives, intensives and courses. .
So many exciting things to announce! Namaste 🙏🏻 ❤
I recently talked about the experiences of being a girl mum and all the things I’ve learnt in just a few weeks. But I’ve been a boy mum much longer and this was my initial foray into the wacky world of parenting. Here are the things I’ve learnt about being a boy mum -
1. Boys are pure energy! Chances are that your son will love running up and down the place, making lots of noise along the way and leaving a trail of disaster *ahem* creative energy in his tracks. Before I became a parent, I had limited experience around young boys. My son’s arrival came as a serious awakening!
2. Baby boys WILL pee in your face! Get a wipe or nappy at the ready during changing time or you may be greeted with a stream of warm pee in your face!
3. Dressing boys doesn’t have to be drab. The high street stays giving us options and stores such as #H &M, #Zara and #GapKids present lots of cute boys wear (tho less options than girls!)
4. Mama’s Boy is a real thing! I never expected it but my son has taken a firm seat as my baby boy FOR LIFE! His little face and cheeky smile have captured my heart, so much so that I surprise myself by how much I give in and how I’m already planning to grill (fairly and lovingly 🤦🏾♀️) my future daughter in law. Crazy! It doesn’t help that we look alike, so I always see myself in him which makes our bond even stronger. He’ll ALWAYS be mama’s baby boy ❤️
5. Your son will pick up fellow cool kids along the way. I can’t tell you the amount of mum friends I’ve made because of my son - at the park, at nursery, at kids clubs - they have a natural affinity to make friends, usually kids as gregarious and active as them which means your social circle is likely to widen... FAST!
6. Boys tend to figure it out on their own - They’re usually satisfied with some toys or books to entertain themselves. It is a little sad at first and as a new Mum I wished he was more dependent on me for fun. BUT now he’s older I’m very happy that he can entertain himself and has developed a keen sense of discovery and vibrant imagination which gives me a little more flexibility to multitask!
What have you learnt since becoming a mum to boys? Share in the comments below! 👶🏽👶🏾👶🏿