Parenthood Guilt

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Hey Mums, I need advice on careers, or suggestions and tips. I'm a mum to two. Both under 5. I work full-time and my kids go to daycare 5 days a week. My issue is that my youngest has a disability, she has also had major health event resulting in her losing the use of her foot. She was in physical...
Has anyone had their typically developing child seen to by a psychologist for general anxiety
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Does everyone eat away from the table these days? When I was growing up, the only place we were allowed to eat was the table, or outside in summer. As I often work over tea time, my boys have gotten into the habit of eating in their rooms whilst playing on the PS4. I think I’ve made a huge mistake...

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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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