Cons i d er what ac t u ally h a p p en ed b efo r e y o u s ta r t to bla me yo u rs elf when t hings g o wro ng .
Do I always assume that everything is my fault?
There is a possibility that someone else had some responsibility for the mistake, not only you.
Is it wrong for me to have some ‘me time’?
Everybody – mums and dads – needs time for themselves, so there is nothing wrong in enjoying some fun.
Do I share enough babycare duties with my spouse?
The more you handle every task yourself, the more likely you are to feel guilty when things go wrong.
Do I worry too much about my parenting mistakes?
While it is important to learn from mistakes, be prepared to leave the guilt behind and move on.