Thought Catalog

Children

Read This When You Feel Like You Are Failing As A Mother

Mother with her child

I couldn’t help wonder why I was so different to everyone else. Why did I not feel absolute bliss when I was at home with the kids? Why did I enjoy drinking wine with friends when I was away with work instead of wallowing in self-pity in my hotel room because I missed them so much?

41 Things No One Bothered To Tell Me About Pregnancy

pregnant woman lying in bed with laptop

Even once you’re without-a-shred-of-doubt visibly pregnant, you can’t expect strangers to give up their seat for you so readily because the world is populated by some very conveniently clueless individuals who will happily ignore you rather than sacrifice their own comfort.