Dear tired moms, it’s that time of year when everyone around you is making resolutions for the New Year. Maybe you feel the pressure to make resolutions too. But…maybe it’s really hard to think about New Years resolutions when you haven’t slept in two weeks (or two months…or two years). Maybe your idea of attainable … [Read more…]
You don’t have to do everything. It’s ok if you don’t do crafts, Advent calendar activities, or make your own decorations. Store-bought cookie dough is acceptable. It’s ok to do all your shopping in your pajamas from Amazon. It’s ok to give your kids more than four gifts. It’s ok to spoil them a little. … [Read more…]
In the last seven days, 15 desperate millennial moms typed these words into a Google search bar and landed here: why am i so tired mom of 3 dinner idea for tired mom too tired to look after baby single mother to 3 kids and a newborn baby and i am tired not talking to my … [Read more…]
Public disclaimer: this post is written on very little sleep by a first-trimester pregnant mother who also happens to be the mom of a 4-year-old who has woken up every night in the middle of the night for the last 10 nights and has been up before 5:40AM for the last two mornings. You have … [Read more…]
I am continually in awe of the tired moms who land here every day, at the posts from the archives about mothering tired that continue to get sometimes hundreds of hits every day, and at the encouragement that all of this brings to both myself and others. Fatigue wears you down, isolates you from others, … [Read more…]
The only problem is that motherhood is never finished. It’s not a job you can simply walk away from.
Balancing a tight budget, food allergies, healthy eating, and chronic fatigue as best as I can!