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Hi curious to know. Father is refusing to hand child over to mother becuase mother has a new partner. Hands eldest child over no worries becuase there is a court order in place for eldest child. No court order for youngest child. As it turns out the father is not named on the birth certificate for...
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So my partner and I have been trying to have a baby for just under 12 months. I have an appointment with a gyno because in September I was diagnosed with PCOS and I haven’t had a period for over 100 days. We have decided that we will only keep trying until July next year when we get married because...
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I have been a stay at home Mum for 11 years and have 3 children, youngest being almost 2. Hubby is FIFO. I need a break. Hubby and I are fighting a lot and I’m so stressed lately with everything (lots going on not just being Mum). I want to go away for the weekend by myself. I feel like I can’t...

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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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