Parenthood Guilt

Parenthood Guilt


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Comparing my life to others. Please be kind I don't even know what I'm asking. I'm a mum of 3 beautiful kids, fiance to a wonderful man and father. I know all the things I do have, that money can't buy. We rent, paying as little as we can as its all we can afford. So the house is pretty crappy. No...
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Mum's working guilt.. I just got a new job been accepted for a few but the one I want I have to start at 7am which means dropping the kids at before school care at 6:30am.. I feel so bad waking the kids up so early and them spending so long at before school care and then half hour at afternoon...
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Hi sisters, I have a 9 yrs old daughter who has had nothing to do with her farther ( his choice) he refused to sign the birth certificate because his mother convinced him my daughter wasn't his. Hence her having my last name. I now have a beautiful caring partner that has been the farther figure...

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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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