Is It Ever Okay To Comment On A Mum's Priorities?

Kourtney Kardashian snapped back at social media trolls who questioned where her priorities lay as a working mother after she posted a holiday photo.

The Kardashians are arguably the world’s most famous family. They are never far from the spotlight. There is no denying they are strong business women too, with most sisters having a multi-million dollar company coinciding with their famous reality tv show. 

They are all mums but yet still strive to excel at their career. We think they are fantastic balancing a work-life with a family, albeit with the help of childcare and assistance. But it’s all relative right?

There is no denying the Kardashians are fans of a holiday. But, when Kourtney posted some photos online from their recent family trip to Idaho some followers questioned her use of ‘downtime’.

Social media users were quick to comment with one follower saying “Kourtney, this is why people say you don’t work girl”. But Kourtney was quick to defend herself replying “We all have our priorities. So I'll be making memories with my kids and amazing people while living my life to the absolute fullest… travel diary coming soon on @poosh."

But many fans came to her defence against the mummy-shamers. One follower commented, "You are true mother goals. Memories with kids should always be a priority. Never change!" Another responded: "I love that you invest in memories with your kids, family and friends and make that a priority. Keep going and doing!"

Although the Kardashians do willingly put their lives out there for the world to critique, when is it ever okay to question a mum’s priorities? 

As a working mum myself, I struggle weekly to find that perfect work/life balance. The last thing I would need would be for someone to have an opinion on how they think I should be allocating my time.

Trust us, mums are having that conversation with themselves over and over already.

The Kardashians have always been critiqued for their worth ethic and they usually seem unfazed. But this has seemed to hit a nerve with Kourtney as she continued to say:

"Who says I am not a working mom? Because I most definitely am. Working moms can be dedicated, of course. As women, we should be supporting each other for what allows us to be our best, not being so critical or judgmental of each other. We all do things our own way."

Where do you stand on the Kardashians' work/life balance

Or do you feel, like us, that it is never something you should share an opinion on as raising kids and balancing life and work is hard enough?

Laura Doyle

Mum of four, Gentle parent living on coffee and trying always to stay positive and motivate in the midst of the madness.

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