Tag: judgement

That Time My “Judge Less” Mantra Was Put to the Test

I’m getting a divorce.   After many years of being in an abusive relationship, I made the decision to leave.  Don’t be sorry; I’m fine.  I’ve come to terms with the emotional aspect long ago.  At this point, I’m just going through the steps to make it final in the eyes of the law.  One

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Judging Less Takes Practice – No One’s Perfect

Throughout our Campaign for Judgement-Free Motherhood I’ve tried to emphasize that for those who see the value in judging other moms less, the way to start is by simply noticing when we’re doing it. From my personal experience, it’s easy to go down a dark rabbit hole of judgment and negativity if I choose to

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Back off: When strangers need to mind their own business

It’s quite often that people at work are surprised when they realize I suddenly have a baby bump.  Not the coworkers I see every day, but the customers, vendors and sales people that stop by on occasion.  There are some who still have yet to notice (although I feel like I’ve grown leaps and bounds

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Judgment, Social Empathy, and the Falsehood of “Personal Responsibility”: Walking In Another Mom’s Shoes

In the wake of our absolutely amazing Campaign for Judgement-Free Motherhood, our community has been discussing what it really means to be judgmental, at least in the context of parenting choices, and whether we should be careful not to judge the judgers for being judgmental.* Got all that? In other words, some of the not-so-nice

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