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I feel resentful within myself and achievements. I'm a single mum to one, who's nearly 13. I'm nearing 30. I feel like I haven't achieved anything. I study full time at uni and due to the degrees intensity it's near impossible to find work. So I'm just focusing solely on uni. I feel like I'm not...
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After days of yelling and screaming at my 2 children (5&3) over the smallest things at times I feel like it's all just too much! Im pregnant with my third child and don't know how I'm going to do this. I suffer from anxiety and see a psychologist but no matter how hard I try I always seem to...
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Is it just me or does any other mums feel completely fed up with being bashed for working? I see so many memes going around about how putting your kids into care to go to work isn't worth it etc. sometimes it not just about money. Sometimes it's about sanity too! Whether you're a stay at home mum...

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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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