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hubby and i are wanting to try for another baby, ive always been fairly adamant that i didn't want another (lots of issues with first child) until recently, things have happened in our life to make us/me reconsider.. and now i think yeah we could do this again, but i am worried about what people...
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Any advice/ tips from going from 1 child to 2. Recently had our second (6 weeks old) our first is 3. And I’m finding it difficult to manage at times, from Trying to keep in top of the house work, playing and spending time with our 3 year old and look after a newborn. I’m struggling to even make it...
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Hi mums, I am going back to work very soon, I have 3 school aged kids. I wanted to go back to work when they were much younger but the childcare costs were just too expensive for 3 littlies (even with the rebates etc). Anyhoo, now I'm faced with the issue of school holidays and before and after...

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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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