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Why Megan Gale Is Copping Absolute HELL For This Picture

Megan Gale has copped it online after she and her fiance, Shaun Hampson, ducked out for a bite to eat without their kids at the weekend.

Gale had posted a pic of her and Hampson to Instagram, captioned: "With about ten minutes to get ready, my man and I are out for a quick dinner date."

But she was forced to defend herself after some pitchforked commenters suggested the couple should be at home with their children, 3-year-old River and 2-week-old Rosie.

River with his Nanna ✔️ Rosie with her Nonna ✔️ With about 10 mins to get ready my man & I are out for a quick dinner date. Missing our babies 😩but SO important for parents to have some couple time when / if they can grab it 😘 @shampson_ *edit - For sure we have to devote the majority of our time to our kids. However, IF it can be managed well, stealing an hour or two, here and there as a couple or an individual is a "win" for parents. In this instance we had left Rosie with my very experienced and capable Mum after I had bathed, dressed, fed her and put her down plus I'd expressed enough milk for two feeds just in case. At the moment she sleeps for 4-5 hours and then feeds again so we knew we had more than enough time for a 1 hour dinner, which was 3mins from our house. And last night was no exception, she slept 6pm-10.30pm. With River I barely left the house for the first 6 weeks, out of fear, out of guilt and I lost a little part of myself and also developed what I now feel was a mild case of post natal depression. If you've ensured your child is well looked after in your absence, then there is nothing wrong with some alone time as a couple or as an individual. You'll be happier people for it and more importantly, better parents. Oh and to the ignorant, judgemental people projecting negativity on my page, it delights me to inform you that I block and delete instantly. No room for that crap here - this is a place of love & peace ❤️✌🏼Your comments don't upset me, they just make me smile and make you look nasty.

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"For sure we have to devote the majority of our time to our kids," Gale wrote in an update.

"However, IF it can be managed well, stealing an hour or two, here and there as a couple or an individual is a 'win' for parents."

She further explained that she had expressed enough breast-milk for two feeds "just in case", adding that newborn Rosie currently slept for 4 to 5 hours, "so we knew we had more than enough time for a 1 hour dinner, which was 3mins from our house."

"We had left Rosie with my very experienced and capable Mum after I had bathed, dressed, fed her and put her down."

She also referred to the time when she was a first-time mother, when she said she had experienced post natal depression.

"With River I barely left the house for the first 6 weeks, out of fear, out of guilt and I lost a little part of myself... If you've ensured your child is well looked after in your absence, then there is nothing wrong with some alone time as a couple or as an individual."

She signed off by saying that her Instagram page was "a place of love and peace" and that the comments didn't upset her, rather "they just make me smile and make you look nasty."

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