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Another Trip I’m Cancelling this Year: Parental Guilt

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5 strategies to finally let go of mum guilt is going viral on the web. The story’s author, Navit Schechter, says it’s normal to feel guilty over leaving kids to go to work, or for snapping at them, or for failing to give them things they want. But too much guilt, she says, can lead to self-doubt, low self-esteem, and a failure to be the kind of parent you hope to be.

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Stephanie Gruner Buckley

Stephanie Gruner Buckley

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Writer, editor, parent. Former staffer at Quartz, WSJ and Inc. magazine.