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Failing as a parent is a new kind of failure


by Rosemary MacCabe
05th Apr 2022
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Failing as a parent is a new kind of failure. In the first 6 months of a new arrival, these are the failures our columnist Rosemary MacCabe faced…along with the shame that went along with each and every one of them. Sleep, tummy time, TV - it's all in there...

It’s very trendy in 2022 to talk about failure and to use it as a kind of badge of honour. Look, I failed, but I got back up again and did better next time, it says. American researcher and author Brené Brown speaks a lot about failure, declaring that it “can become our most powerful path to learning if we’re willing to choose courage over comfort”. I would like to state, for the record, that...

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