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We are considering moving interstate for my husbands work & freedom from toxic family. Part of this is exciting, the other part is terrifying! Our kids 10 & 13 are completely settled & happy. How do i as a 39yr old find a new tribe? I am socially awkward & shy. School mum groups are...
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Feeling like a crappy mum. I feel like I've failed my daughter. She is such a bright girl. But I feel like she's lost her ability to "imaginary" play. She is obsessed with watching a certain tv show. And I've bought her things relating to the show because she loves it. But whenever she plays she...
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This is more of a vent then question.. We had to go away for a family occasion and travelling home we decided to stop over for the night in a motel room as we were all tired From the long drive. My son's BMX bike ( not even 6 months old ) got stolen from the car roof racks where it was strapped...

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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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