mom guilt

Moms are asking, “Should I leave my job during the pandemic?” – Parents Article

Instead of “leaning in,” we’re being forced to lean out—and I’m worried about what that means for our careers long-term.  Since the coronavirus pandemic hit, I’ve been noticing a worrying trend among the women in my social circles: moms who were able to keep their jobs at the start of the shutdown are now dropping out of the workforce. Every time I log on to my neighbourhood Facebook groups, I see more and more posts from panicked women asking for…

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If your kids are alive and fed, you’re doing just fine – Parents Article

There are no best practices for parenting, working and living through an international crisis. You need to function in whatever way works best for your family. It was only hours after my province, British Columbia, announced schools would be closed indefinitely that my Facebook feed was flooded with colour-coded home-schooling charts. The ones that explained how to break up the day between outdoor time, independent reading, kitchen science experiments and backyard art. Mom groups were filled with queries about homeschooling…

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Four reasons to banish mom guilt over childcare – Single Mum, Parents Article

Like most parents, you probably had it all perfectly planned out the moment you discovered you were pregnant: I’ll never let my child watch cartoons…I’m always going to cook everything from scratch…I’ll never put them into childcare! The list goes on…but life doesn’t always go the way we want it to or initially plan! And the statements above and other unrealistic perhaps idealistic ideas are just more fuel to add to the “mom guilt” fire. Well, first of all let…

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The Cunningham Family: Mama – Parenting Twins Article

This Mother’s Day I am loving this post about motherhood  that my friend Ashley tagged me in on Instagram  that I think everyone should read.   I’ve decided to share it here: Mama, I see you ⁣I see how you worry, Mama ⁣I see how afraid you are of this big world ⁣I know how you wonder, Mama⁣Will she be safe, will he fit in⁣I know how the fear can swirl ⁣⁣Mama, I see you⁣how you feel alone ⁣Isolated in your home ⁣Or…

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