The minute you become a parent, it seems like the whole world has an opinion on how you should be doing it better, doesn’t it?
Whether it’s your mother-in-laws subtle but scornful look at her grandchild’s disposable-nappy clad bottom as she repeats the stories of how she used to soak her child’s cloth nappies in a bucket…EVERYTIME you see her. Or being asked as you hold your 10 month old to your breast to feed, “Um…how long are you going to do…THAT…for?”
Whether it’s a subtle well-meaning suggestion, or blatant unsolicited advice, every new mum cops her fair unfair share of judgement from others.
The Mums Lounge community has been built on the foundations of support and encouragement, rather than judgement – parenting is not a competitive sport. There is no best way to parent – only the best way for our own family.
The viral video doing the rounds on the internet at the moment “Welcome to the Sisterhood of Motherhood’ sums up our philosophy perfectly – and serves as a poignant reminder to us all that no one gains from dishing out judgement on a fellow parent. We are all want the same thing – the best for our family.
If you haven’t already seen it – it really is a must see. Make sure you watch until the end.