'This is the new normal. Fighting it is pointless. Just get to the coffee.
Before 7am, when non-parents’ alarms go off still leaving them time for the gym before work, or maybe a couple of presses of the snooze button… what do we do?
We negotiate. Think Theresa May and her hard Brexit, but we are working on bed-exit.
At work, you mention that you’ve been up since 4.56am. “Have you tried putting them to bed later?” Of course I have. If you manage not to punch the smug faces saying this, congratulations.'