Rochelle Humes opens up about struggles as a working mum: ‘We expect women to work like they don’t have children’

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Being a working mother or father is difficult for everybody: even Rochelle! (Picture: S Meddle/ITV/REX)

has opened up about the struggles positioned on working moms and we will significantly relate.

The former Saturdays singer, who has two daughters with husband of seven years and JLS star Marvin Humes, shared a quote to her Instagram which learn: ‘We expect women to work like they don’t have kids and lift kids as if they didn’t work.’

Adding her personal message to the emotional phrases, Rochelle, who’s mom to two lovely daughters Alaia-Mai, six, and Valentina, two, wrote: ‘This really spoke to me. I wonder why we still put so much pressure on Mums, and why does it always seem to be women that judge one another?’

Speaking to her fellow dad and mom, she continued: ‘If you’re a mother or father studying this and also you’re doing all you’ll be able to to make it work, I feel you’re fabulous. After all being a Mum/Dad/mother or father/carer is the hardest gig on the earth, we ALL mother or father in a different way and we ALL have Mum guilt.



‘Let’s give ourselves a little extra love.’

Right on Rochelle!


The singer’s submit clearly spoke to her followers, who shared their very own tales of parenting struggles.

‘Us women are supposed to be miracle workers,’ one girl wrote, whereas one other identified that there have been related pressures positioned on women who don’t have kids ‘to work all shifts imaginable and hours, because you don’t have children you’re seen as versatile always.’

Rochelle has beforehand opened up about the pressures particularly positioned on moms within the public eye, telling Metro.co.uk: ‘There’s no approach to win.’

When her daughters had been born, Rochelle dedicated to straightening her hair much less so as to get them loving their pure curls.

However, as a end result, Rochelle feels that she has invited criticism each time she wears a totally different model, saying: ‘I’ll at some point fancy my hair straight, and they’ll say, “I thought you were natural.”

‘I’m not saying I’ll by no means ever put on my hair straight and I haven’t since then. The day I do, I’ll in all probability get backlash.’

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