With having 3.5 years of therapy, I have worked hard at lowering my expecations. Mothers can be mercilessly demanding on themselves. Many mothers strive to meet the hightest standards and expectations of their role only to feel guilty for failing to be the perfect mother, partner, relation, friend, worker, housekeeper, dieter and citizen. At a . . . → Read More: Is this your expectation?
This has also come out of the book Buddhism for Mothers.
As mothers we have responisbilites; pitiable amounts of time to ourselves; desperate worries about whether our children are healthy, ‘normal’ and able to meet the expectations of the judgemental world around them. We suffer guilt that we’re not attneding to the hundred other things . . . → Read More: What is your opinion?
I have started to read a book called Buddhism for Mothers by Sarah Napthali and I have to say already it has provided me with so much to think about.
What amazed me was her description of what new mums may find when they have their first child.
“Mothers of small children are on their . . . → Read More: Thursday 16th September 2010