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I have been separated from my husband for just over a year. We had been together for 10 years and married for 6. In that time I had formed a close relationship with his family, predominantly his mum. I have an estranged relationship with my family, no siblings, and aunties, uncles, grandparents and...
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Not much of a question, more of a vent... I'm so tired of being homeless with my children! 800 a fortnight or just under 400 a week to live in a caravan when I could pay that for a home for myself and children.... It's been since March that we have been here and it's starting to effect my...
Anonymous
Hi IMs I think I made a terrible mistake last night regarding my 19year olds daughters boyfriend. I told her what I thought of him. Quick back story, they have been going out for 2yrs, she lives at home with me, neither completed school (which I'm disappointed with but ultimately her choice) he is...

Parenthood Guilt Blog Posts

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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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