Parenthood Guilt Questions
Tuesday, 22 January 2019 - 10:12
Hi ladies, Need some advice. My 13 year old daughter is putting me through HELL. She currently is seeing a psychologist and has started Lovan for suicidal thoughts but she has now started telling us that she wants to kill us all. She has 2 younger siblings and I’m scared for them. Currently, she’s...
Tuesday, 22 January 2019 - 10:10
Need help guys I'm struggling.. My 2 year old son has fractured his collarbone. Doctors have given him a sling to wear. But theres a no way I cant get it on him - I have forced / bribed / put it on myself to show it doesnt hurt etc - but nothing is working. He is not in pain. Only if he does...
Monday, 21 January 2019 - 20:57
Hi IM’s. I’m looking for recommendations for any good books to target taming Yelling parents. I feel like that’s all we’ve been doing and need to change our approach. Thanks in advance xo
Parenthood Guilt Blog Posts
Submitted by The Imperfect Mum on Mon, 12/01/2015 - 14:09.
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...
Submitted by The Imperfect Mum on Tue, 09/12/2014 - 13:30.
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...
Submitted by Anonymous on Sat, 14/09/2013 - 19:01.
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...