Parenthood Guilt

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My child’s father moved away earlier this year. Since he’s moved they’ve spoken once a month (always initiated by me) father rarely makes any contact. When they last spoke father was saying how at the end of the month he was going to come pick up child and take them to the coast for a few days. It...
Anonymous
Hey everyone. Does anyone else feel like they aren't a good mum and that their children would be better off in someone else's care? I love my children with all that I have, they are educated, fed, clothed and don't really want for anything. I have 3 children. My oldest is almost 18. My youngest I...
Anonymous
Hi Ladies, Really need some advice, I’m not sure why I feel this way but I need a way to either deal with it on my own or either have my partner help me. So my partner and I both have two daughters to our previous marriages, they are both in grade 2 and Prep. Everything for the past few years has...

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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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