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Please help I’m at a loss of what to do... Sorry this is a long one, I hope this makes sense, please stay with me I need help and advise I’m not coping.... Nearly 6 years ago I moved to the Gold Coast from Tasmania due to a messy break up of a 15 year relationship and DV. I moved with my 3...
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My 6yr old for 3yrs is refusing to eat veggies, fruit or even most dairy produts. I'm sick of it, there's no sensory issue it's just him being picky and I've had enough and want him to be exploring other food's. How do I go about this and don't say stop buying him what he likes because I've done...
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Hello - I have a question about child protection. My husband and I have been together for 11 years. We have two children. When our first born child was 9 weeks old, he fell/rolled off a lounge chair. We took him straight to our closest ED to be checked out. He was fine (thank god) but 4 days later...

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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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