I am a Mum & I am a Secret Chocolate Eater

I love chocolate.

No, I mean I really love chocolate.

If you told me to go on a chocolate free diet, I would look at you as if you were something from another planet. The words ‘no chocolate’ don’t compute in my brain I’m afraid. I need it. I sometimes only manage to get through a day because I have promised myself a chocolatey treat at the end of it. It’s my own little pat on the back for getting myself through another day without any major disasters.

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The problem is; now it’s not just my chocolate – it’s Mummy and Little Man’s chocolate. Now, I would give my little boy anything, literally anything. But chocolate? Think you’re asking a bit too much there son. I know I eat far too much chocolate and I have the jelly belly to prove it but in a super hyprocritical mum like way I limit how much Little Man has. He only has little bars if he does have it and I certainly don’t let him have it everyday. I am a chocolate hypocrite. If I walk into the living room with a chocolate bar while Little Man is happily playing quietly, ready to sit down for 5 minutes and enjoy it, his little sensors pop up. He sticks his nose in the air like a little meercat and bounds over to me saying ‘my turn’. No, no Little Man it is not your turn, but how can I resist those brown eyes (which look a lot like chocolate actually!) so I give him a piece and quickly scoff the rest before he can ask for anymore. Mean? Yes, I know horrible mummy.

So now I have a new plan. I eat the chocolate in the kitchen. The kitchen which has a baby gate on it. Oh yes, I face the window away from the door and I quickly sink a Freddo before he has even noticed I’ve gone. And it seems I am not the only one who does this. My friend was in agreement too when I shared this secret with her; she does exactly the same thing in her utility room. I am ashamed of my behaviour yet strangely proud!

So there we go. I am a mummy and I am a secret chocolate eater.

I’m off to dig out the Freddos and Little Man, if you ever read this; do as I say not as I do!!

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16 Comments

  1. April 4, 2015 / 2:39 pm

    Ha! I am addicted to mini eggs and cream eggs! God, off to have a few now! Thanks for linking up and happy easter #bigfatlinky

    • April 4, 2015 / 2:55 pm

      Hehe! I have been trying to buy mini eggs for the last 3 days for an easter cake and I can’t get them anywhere!!

  2. April 4, 2015 / 3:30 pm

    I think having secret food stashes is just a part of parenthood nobody speaks of

  3. April 4, 2015 / 10:20 pm

    I love this post! And this is me too! How honest & true & very funny x

    • April 15, 2015 / 7:35 pm

      Haha I should upgrade to sticking my head in the fridge! xx

    • April 15, 2015 / 7:31 pm

      Oh yes, great excuse! I don’t have a very good excuse other than I have no will power when it comes to choc! x

  4. April 20, 2015 / 8:17 pm

    I suspect Mummy is a secret chocolate eater too. And I KNOW she is a secret Swizzles Sweetie eater! Thank you for linking up to #MyFavouritePost
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