Clinical psychologist Vyda S Chai of Think Psychological Services says almost nine in 10 mums she currently sees in her practice share some form of Mummy guilt. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a CEO of multinational company or a part-timer crunching numbers at home – that nagging guilt is the great mum equaliser.
But believe it or not, this feeling is entirely normal. After all, much of parenting involves “trial and error”, she says.
Here, we ask millennial mummies to share their common guilt trips, and the experts on how to leave that emotional baggage behind.