The Parent Project: Identity Opportunity

Motherhood isn't a crisis of who we are. It's a chance for a rethink, and an expansion.

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Last Updated: 31 Aug 2010

When we first become mothers, we undergo an imperceptible transformation. We might not realise it, particularly at first, but with a baby to care for, the centre of our universe moves and things we might once have taken for granted as our most important goals become, suddenly, inconsequential as we try to get a handle on what our priorities need to be. Research has demonstrated this too: according to findings from Dr Lynne Millward Purvis, women – particularly working women – undergo three ‘identity shifts’ when they become mothers... [CONTINUED]


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The Parent Project: Identity Opportunity

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