Parenthood Guilt Questions
Wednesday, 21 April 2021 - 19:28
My daughter is 12yrs old, nearly 13, at the age of 11 she told me she is bisexual, which I have told her I totally support, I don't mind as long as she is healthy, happy relationship s when she grows up. she has been telling me off and on for the last year She wants to be referred to as Alex and...
Tuesday, 20 April 2021 - 16:00
I really need some advice guys... My 5 yr old son is dealing with so much and I just have no idea what to do anymore!! I took my son from his father back in January because of abuse (mental and physical, from both his father and his partner) as well as drug and alcohol issues, his father had also...
Sunday, 11 April 2021 - 21:07
After some opinions, do you think its ok to leave a 10 and 8 year old home alone for 20 mins? Haven't done it but want to know what others think?
Parenthood Guilt Blog Posts
Submitted by The Imperfect Mum on Mon, 12/01/2015 - 14:09.
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...
Submitted by The Imperfect Mum on Tue, 09/12/2014 - 13:30.
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...
Submitted by Anonymous on Sat, 14/09/2013 - 19:01.
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...