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I’m currently on family leave from my job & receiving partnered parenting payments from Centrelink. Whilst the payment isn’t huge it is helping me stay home while our children are young. Last month our health insurance policy changed & gastric banding is no longer covered on our policy. I...
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I live at home with my mum my older brother and 2 younger sister. I'm a full time mum to a 3 and a half year old. We live in quite a big house we all have a room and are on half an acre. Every one works but me. My two sisters will work from about 9-11.30 or 12. They will then come home and watch TV...
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I really want to learn how to do a few basic things on my car like change the oil and filter, change brake pads etc. I’ve tried watching the YouTube videos but it’s really not that helpful. Any suggestions on where I could go to learn this stuff Sydney NSW. I’m 41 and have no interest in chasing a...

Self Care Blog Posts

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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...
Sometimes we mums are our own worst enemy… I’m beating myself up at the moment, without any help from anyone else! (So talented right?) *rolls eyes* I was catching up with a couple of beautiful mums this morning – we had a bunch of kids between us all who were happily playing in the playground while we spoke. One of the children came up to her mum, with the usual “I’m hungry” complaint, and the...
There has been many discussions on I.M about beauty, women feeling like they are not beautiful. Women feeling like they’re not enough. And, this worries me. So, what makes you beautiful? Aesthetically you may rate as as 4 or a 10? Who knows? And yes I would be lying if I said that aesthetics don’t come into play. They do. However, I have seen really aesthetically pleasing people that are just not...
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