Before I had children …
I knew good behaviour was just a matter of proper discipline.
I knew sexism and inequality were the result of gender stereotypes inflicted on children by parents – no child of mine was going to play with a Barbie Doll.
I knew consistency was the only sure way to deliver a well rounded individual to the world.
I knew my child would excel at school because I did.
I knew I wasn’t going to allow being a mum to change my life.
I knew you set boundaries and children fell into line.
I knew parenting wasn’t as hard as people made out – you just had to be organised.
After I had children ….
I knew nothing.