Parenthood Guilt Questions
Friday, 18 August 2017 - 18:32
Ladies and gentlemen Do I say something? So I've started dating a really nice guy. He initially wasn't my type but he presued me and totally swept me off my feet. We talk daily and he wants a relationship with me but I've asked him to wait as I feel like we should know each other a little more...
Wednesday, 16 August 2017 - 22:04
Hi sisters, I'm pregnant with my ex's baby (we split very early on) and now I am back in the dating scene. I'm not showing yet and still early days but should I be upfront before a date or see how it goes? How do I bring it up? Any advice or experience with this would be wonderful.
Monday, 14 August 2017 - 22:01
When my husband and I got together we knew that we were going to need help to conceive. We tried naturally for 3 years before finally starting IVF and we got our little miracle in our third cycle. We started trying for number 2 but failure after failure has effected my mental and physical health...
Parenthood Guilt Blog Posts
By The Imperfect Mum | Monday, 12 January 2015 - 14:09
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...
By The Imperfect Mum | Tuesday, 9 December 2014 - 13:30
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...
By Anonymous | Saturday, 14 September 2013 - 19:01
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...