Seven children later, I am still judged as a mother, mainly by other mothers

I thought I was immune to criticism until, two weeks ago, my daughter caught mumps

Jen Hogan and her children.

Jen Hogan and her children.

“The thing I’m actually dreading most about back to school is the class WhatsApp groups starting up again,” my friend said as we attempted to grab a cuppa in the midst of child chaos. Well, to be honest, I’m paraphrasing her here a little bit, because I’m not sure the expletives she used to describe the said WhatsApp groups will get past my editor.

Suffice to say, she really, really dislikes them.

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