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There is a dad at my kids school who is very creepy. Our kids started school together. He is a stay at home dad after he had been injured at work and his wife works long hours. He has over the years been sending messanger msgs that borderline on sleezy with a lot of sexual innuendo. He started with...
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I am a single mum who has three kids. Two have ADHD. They are medicated and doing ok at school academic wise but they are driving me and everyone else insane. I feel like I can't do it anymore. They talk non stop and always have to be the centre of anything and everything. They make a huge mess and...
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Hi sisterhood. My daughter has known her best friend since she was a toddler, they went to preschool together, now got to the same school and have been in the same class every year since they started. They truly have a beautiful bond and friendship and I am glad my daughter has found this kind of...

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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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