+ Reply to Thread
Page 3 of 3 FirstFirst 123
Results 21 to 22 of 22
  1. #21
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Hi, haven't been around the forum too long but really had to post as this is a topic I feel constantly faced with and a theme I feel all too often.

    Regardless about whether it is about childcare, breast or bottle, cloth or sposie, co or separate sleeping I just wish as mums we could all recognise that it is a hard job regardless of your situation. We should be able to see this and support each other.

    Just because your values aren't mine, or you choose to do something differently to me, doesn't make me better or worse, nor does it make you the same.

    Unless you are willfully neglecting and abusing your child, and I mean that in the true sense of the term, and your child is loved, happy and cared for, then this is enough for me.

    We have so much we can learn from each other and share but noone is going to be opening to an opinion that is being shoved down their throat.

  2. The Following User Says Thank You to mrtwsmum For This Useful Post:

    Buttoneska  (10-07-2012)

  3. #22
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    p.s. I think we all beat ourselves up enough as parents over our decisions, choices and situations. We don't need everyone else doing it for us!

    I personally think I would be a dreadful SAHM and take my hat off to them. But doesn't mean that my son isn't absolutely adored and cared for because I go to work. He had cloth nappies when he was first born, but sposies now we are in nZ as daycares wouldn't take them. He was breastfed until my milk dried up then formula fed. He slept in our bed for months during periods of bad illness, now happily in his own bed until he comes in for a morning cuddle. We have a good routine but often deviate from it. There are no rules, there is no right and wrong.
    Last edited by mrtwsmum; 10-07-2012 at 13:23.


Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 45
    Last Post: 23-11-2012, 09:51
  2. The way you parent
    By Zombie_eyes in forum General Chat
    Replies: 24
    Last Post: 15-04-2012, 09:51
  3. Advice needed regarding parent belittling other parent
    By Caviar in forum Issues with Family Members
    Replies: 16
    Last Post: 05-02-2012, 22:38

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

learn how you can become a reviewer!


forum - chatting now
christmas gift guidesee all Red Stocking
Share magical moments this Christmas with this gorgeous gingerbread house. Exclusively available in Brisbane, with FREE delivery in Brisbane Metro areas. Each Christmas Centrepiece is unique and made to order, from $240.
sales & new stuffsee all
Pea Pods
Buy 2 Award Winning Pea Pods Reusable One Size Nappies for only $38 (in your choice of colours) and receive a FREE roll of Bamboo Liners. Don't miss out, we don't usually have discounts on the nappies, so grab this special offer!
Special Offer! Save $12
featured supporter
henry and grace
Summer Cool. We are the only brand in the world to use ultrafine Merino wool to produce the finest, softest & most luxurious garments whilst keeping mum and bub cool and dry. Wear them multiple times before machine washing-hard to believe, but true.

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!