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I'll keep this as short as I can. I'm an alcoholic (not a fall down drunk but someone who drinks very regularly) I have PTSD. I'm struggling with parenting right now. I believe my children would be better off with their Dad. Would I be a horrible Mum if I left them with their Dad, seeing them...
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Moving schools . I've got the opportunity to move to my dream house . However it will mean moving my kids schools . I'm so nervous doing this- in case I move my family to a different area and the kids don't settle in the school . My daughter has mild ADHD and loves her school and her teachers love...
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My son started at a new school this year and for the first few weeks didn't have any friends. He started talking about a group of 4 boys he's been friendly with as they like the same things. I was so happy because being the youngest in his group I find it's hard for him to be on the same social...

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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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