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So my ex has remarried and I hold no resentment or anything infact Im happy for them both and the fact my children have a stepmum that loves and supports them....but since they have gotten married...I am being pushed out of the picture... her title is new mum... she calls the kids "ours" in photos...
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Today is “are you okay day” I did a round of phone calls and a few drop ins on the ones I know need it, but, I do this regularly, I grew up with a sister who tried to commit suicide numerous amounts of times so it’s just what I do. (Sister is doing really well now) along side being that person...
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My partner and I of 4 years are considering splitting. He is not my daughters biological father (miss 7) but has pretty much played dad since day 1. We are both young -early 20s- and if he was biologically hers we obviously would share custody no questions asked he wouldn’t have an issue. How do we...

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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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