Embracing Mothers Guilt – Why I’m ok with it

mothers guilt

“Put your phone down mummy”.  Those words still cut through me.  I was awash with mothers guilt.  I felt ashamed and guilty that I was trying to hide the fact that I was responding to emails rather than watching Orlando put on a little show for me.  I hadn’t seen him all day, and yet somehow I still couldn’t dedicate five minutes to my son.   He’s only 2.5 years old and yet he could see straight through me.

I thought to myself “I’m a shit mum”.

The mothers guilt that I felt that day, and seem to feel every day, is a constant battle.Continue Reading →