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I'm a single mum of one. When I was 19 I had the world at my feet I was a vet nurse working 2 jobs 6-7 days a week. I had 30k in my bank and was ready to buy a unit. I then meet a guy and moved with him to America and spent my money in just one year. He was abusive and was using my debit card. When...
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Can you send anon post. My maternity leave is finishing up in December after having my third child and I will be going back to work part time(three days a week). I have no family close by out of state and partner works away for week and then come back for work when here. So it's busy. My family don...
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Good afternoon sisterhood We're to start, today I sit here after day care and school drop off with a stomach so badly knotted and an immense feeling of guilt running through me But every day I go to bed at night thinking how I can be a Better mum , at I doing enough, why do i feel that my...

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Perfection does not exist – yet as mothers so many of us are all striving for it. We’re all putting so much pressure on ourselves and placing so much emphasis on the “shoulds”... We should always enjoy motherhood. We should always want to ‘give’ to our kids even when there’s nothing left to give. We should be present and ready to engage, play and be there for our kids 100% of the time. We should...
Do you find your eyes watching other mothers and hear a little voice in your head saying, “She is so, so much better at this whole motherhood thing than me.” I do. All. The. Time. I know we shouldn’t compare. But we do, right? As sad and embarrassing as it is to admit... But why, I wonder? Why do we compare and judge ourselves so much? I mean... I’m a confident, generally self-assured person so...
This is a FAQ post. These are the most popular answers to a real question asked on The Imperfect Mum. A bit of a hard question to put into words. Lately I’m feeling like i’m now just “his wife” and “her mother” – I’m feeling like I’ve lost who I used to be. I used to be a fairly social independant woman and now I feel as though I have somehow been robbed of my independance. I have an 8 month old...
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