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My husband & I have decided to separate. I'm so lost I don't know where to go from here. We have 2 small kids & i am so scared about how this will affect them. Does anyone have any advice about ho to approach this with them??? They are 3 & 5. Also how you single mums cope financially?...
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Am I doing the right thing, I will try to make this as short as possible, I met my now ex and father to my son just over a year ago things happened very quick for us, when I first met him he told me that he every now and again smokes some weed, and I accepted that, as I never saw him do it, then...
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Warning...massive rant. Is there a universal handbook that says that people need to say "enjoy these times, you'll look back and miss them" to sleep deprived parents? I swear I have heard this statement numerous times from parents of older or adult children. You know what? No I am not enjoying...

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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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