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I've lived in my place for about 10 years. All the people in our street are lovely, considerate and we keep an eye on each other. Until about 5 years ago my immediate neighbours were a gorgeous young family, they ended up moving as they purchased their own home. Since then, The Public Housing...
Anonymous
Hi, I have seen a couple of posts lately about prison and quite a few comments from people here who have had a parent there themselves, My child’s father has been in jail for 3 years now and I suppose you never know if you’re making the right decisions and supporting them properly through it and as...
Anonymous
My 10 year old stepson keeps telling his father and I that he wants to live with us. He came up for Thanksgiving and the entire time he repeatedly asked us if he could live with us. It makes us sad because of course we want to say yes, but that's not how it works. We really only get him for the...

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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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