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‘I wasn’t the kind of mother that I wished that I had been’


by Amanda Cassidy
11th Mar 2023

As actress and activist Jane Fonda confesses this week that she wished she'd done things differently with her own children, Amanda Cassidy wonders if we can ever make peace with the decisions we make as mothers?

“My kids have had so much screen time lately. I’m such a bad mother. I shouldn’t have shouted. I couldn’t breastfeed, but I should have tried harder. Emily’s family is always doing family days out at weekends, I need to be a better mother. Kyle fell at the playground with the minder. I should have been there.” If these familiar thoughts flood your daily thoughts, read on friends. There’s a great meme doing the rounds....

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