Fighting Fomo as a parent

If you are a mother of a toddler today, it is highly probable your Facebook newsfeeds will be filled with parenting updates.

On Facebook, I am part of no fewer than 24 groups related to parenting. I read about what it takes to prepare my son for pre-school, the developmental milestones he should be hitting and the struggles that fellow parents of young children face.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on April 21, 2019, with the headline 'Fighting Fomo as a parent'. Print Edition | Subscribe