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How do you stay focussed. I have started again. My ex husband and I separated last year, I have had to move due to finances and not being able to afford where we were living and mentally I was in a bad place with no support. I am working but I have eaten into my savings. I feel like im treading...
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Rent is going up $40/week. My options are: 1) stay in current home, but child will have to stop going to activities. 2) move in with partner, but child moves school? Partner and I had planned to move in together at end of year prior to my child starting high school. Lease is coming up and landlord...
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I read something the other day, about autism being extreme parenting. I absolutely love that phrase as it's so true! I really need some help! I have a 13 yr old boy diagnosed with autism and adhd. Prescribed medication but his father doesn't really agree so he doesn't take it anymore, and honestly...

Parenthood Guilt Blog Posts

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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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