... you couldn’t recommend a five-star restaurant to save your life, but know the exact location of every parents room and playground in a 10 kilometre radius.
... when fossicking about in your bag for your purse, you have pulled out a dummy/pair of kids undies/pointy plastic toy/desiccated snack food.
... you have ever wondered what the nutritional value of a dead leaf was.
... sleep is a distant memory.
... you find yourself still watching Play School, even though your children have wandered off to play.
... when quizzed, you can name the entire cast of your child’s favourite cartoon show.
... you can remember every major illness your children ever had, and when they had it, but can’t remember your husband’s mobile number.
... you have ever uttered the words, “Because I said so”, or “Well, why didn’t you go before we left?”
... you know what it is like to have your heart walk outside your body.