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Hi all... This will be a long one I think. I have spoken to you all before, DV survivor. Anyway. I had my first when I was really young and that relationship didn't work out, then met who I thought was the love of my life, Caring, sweet, we tried for a baby and got one, half way through my...
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Long story short, I took off with our 6 kids (while preggo) interstate cuz I wanted to teach him a lesson. That was about 6 months ago and now he wants to divorce me (LOL empty threat much?). Thing is, I do this all the time when he shits me off (usually cuz he won't buy me the stuff I deserve haha...
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Mummas!! (And daddies) How do you keep your house clean?? I have a 2yo, 4yo and a 6yo and it seems like my house is always filthy!! 😣 I vacuum EVERY morning, but by the afternoon it looks filthy again. There's toys everywhere (I have just done a big cull too), washing everyday, the folding, aka Mt...

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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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