Sunrise’s Edwina Bartholomew is outspoken about adjusting to motherhood

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Sunrise’s Edwina Bartholomew is candid about adjusting to motherhood after welcoming daughter Molly, and remembers nearly MISSing her baby’s first steps

She is one of the busiest women in showbiz, juggling her role as a news anchor on Sunrise with being a mother to her adorable one-year-old daughter Molly.

And in a column that has been written for The courier post On Thursday, Edwina Bartholomew was outspoken about adjusting to motherhood.

The 37-year-old, who welcomed Molly with husband Neil Varcoe in December 2019, recalled almost missing her baby’s first steps and the changes in her personal space.

'We're in a completely different arena now': Sunrise's Edwina Bartholomew (pictured), 37, got candid about adjusting to motherhood after welcoming daughter Molly, one, to her column for The Courier Mail on Thursday

‘We’re in a completely different arena now’: Sunrise’s Edwina Bartholomew (pictured), 37, got candid about adjusting to motherhood after welcoming daughter Molly, one, to her column for The Courier Mail on Thursday

Edwina admitted that she was comfortable with the fact that Molly needed “a little longer” to find her feet, and was shocked that this week she nearly missed her walk for the first time.

Of course I was chatting on a WhatsApp video call with a friend in London and almost missed it. Parent of the year, here, ”she mused.

Edwina explained that it wasn’t a matter of discouraging Molly from walking, but that she felt a little terrified of comments other parents often made.

Struggles: Edwina admitted she was comfortable with Molly (pictured) needing 'a little longer' to find her feet, and was shocked that she nearly missed her walk for the first time this week: 'Of course I was chatting on a WhatsApp video call a friend in London and almost missed it '

Struggles: Edwina admitted she was comfortable with Molly (pictured) needing 'a little longer' to find her way around, and was shocked that she nearly missed her walk for the first time this week: 'Of course I was chatting on a WhatsApp video call a friend in London and almost missed it '

Struggles: Edwina admitted she was comfortable with Molly (pictured) needing ‘a little longer’ to find her feet, and was shocked that she nearly missed her walk for the first time this week: ‘Of course I was chatting on a WhatsApp video call a friend in London and almost missed it ‘

'Put on your running shoes, now the real fun begins': Channel Seven newscaster explained that it wasn't so much to discourage Molly from running, but rather to be a little scared of comments other parents often made

'Put on your running shoes, now the real fun begins': Channel Seven newscaster explained that it wasn't so much to discourage Molly from running, but rather to be a little scared of comments other parents often made

‘Put on your running shoes, now the real fun begins’: Channel Seven newscaster explained that it wasn’t so much to discourage Molly from running, but rather to be a little scared of comments other parents often made

She remembered saying, “Put on your running shoes,” Now the real fun begins, “Life will never be the same again.”

The Channel Seven star added that while her daughter is now walking, she is in ‘a different arena all the way now’ with changes in the ‘boundaries around personal space’.

Halfway through the shower yesterday, Molly strolled in with a bubble stick so that I could continue with the 24/7 entertainment while trying to get out the door at the same time. What a joy, ”she said.

Adjustments: Edwina added that while her daughter is now walking, she is in 'a different arena all the way now' with changes in the 'boundaries around personal space'

Adjustments: Edwina added that while her daughter is now walking, she is in 'a different arena all the way now' with changes in the 'boundaries around personal space'

Adjustments: Edwina added that while her daughter is now walking, she is in ‘a different arena all the way now’ with changes in the ‘boundaries around personal space’

Grateful: However, the effervescent presenter was quick to point out that while motherhood can be a handful at times, there's also fun navigating the unknown.  Pictured with Molly and husband Neil Varcoe

Grateful: However, the effervescent presenter was quick to point out that while motherhood can be a handful at times, there's also fun navigating the unknown.  Pictured with Molly and husband Neil Varcoe

Grateful: However, the effervescent presenter was quick to point out that while motherhood can be a handful at times, there’s also fun navigating the unknown. Pictured with Molly and husband Neil Varcoe

However, Edwina was quick to point out that while motherhood can sometimes be a handful, there is also fun navigating the unknown.

Edwina announced that she was expecting her first child in June 2019, at Sunrise.

‘We are having a baby, expected in December,’ she told her colleagues live on the show.

Edwina added: ‘We are super excited and our family is very excited. Mommy was bursting at the seams telling everyone – so Mommy, you can tell anyone! ‘

The effervescent presenter married Neil, a digital media manager, on April 21, 2018, at their restored farmhouse in Lithgow, New South Wales.

Love Story: Edwina married Neil, a digital media manager, on April 21, 2018, at their restored farmhouse in Lithgow, New South Wales.  They announced that they were expecting their first child, Molly, in June 2019

Love Story: Edwina married Neil, a digital media manager, on April 21, 2018, at their restored farmhouse in Lithgow, New South Wales.  They announced that they were expecting their first child, Molly, in June 2019

Love Story: Edwina married Neil, a digital media manager, on April 21, 2018, at their restored farmhouse in Lithgow, New South Wales. They announced that they were expecting their first child, Molly, in June 2019

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