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I'm really struggling. On Saturday night my husband told my son they would watch Lord of the Rings together. Our son has ASD so I have a general rule that we stick to the age appropriate classifications and avoid M rated movies because he doesn't interpret nuances etc correctly. He turned 10 this...
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Hey Mums, I'll keep it short. How do you know when its time to seperate? Firstly, No, we're not throwing this away, we love each other and have worked our arses off to make it work but nothing ever changes. We have had the same financial issues for 15 years that never change no matter what. We've...
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How to grieve for someone who is still alive? Long story and I’m sure to cop some back lash but I don’t care, I just want some advice. In 2017, when my daughter was 17 and in her last year of high school, I did something foolish. I slept with a much younger man in our small country town. He was 21...

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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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