We’d Say So. Its called gaining independence and organising your own life. Why Is Mom Always So Tired? My husband and I own a trucking company so he is gone and I am in charge of the house, bills, kids, etc. Dear Melody. March 17, 2018, 11:19 am, by Short background: He is on iron and vitimin D suppliments as he was found lacking in a blood test a month ago. What’s that saying… “I don’t want to ‘sleep like a baby;, I want to ‘sleep like my husband.'”. Women are always managing what is happening in their household and what has to be done and that takes a lot of brainpower. I get it..you just want to chill and he is like if you are not sleeping how are you resting. I try really hard not to spend my weekends doing all of those things, because it’s some of the only real quality time I get with my family. :). But here is the real secret…..I bottle fed my kids. Now I know why I feel this way and that I am not alone! I think mostly we expect (maybe many of us just actually like these quality of life artsy things as a break from our maintenance of life tasks.) This does not apply to single mums, mums of higher-than-average-needs kids, or multiple birth mums. It simply incites guilt in us Mom’s who can’t wait until “next year” when said child is fully potty trained, feeding himself, can dress herself, etc. The next time I left these two with their father was at ages 10 & 7. Great point, Kamala, that really it’s the hyper-vigilance that we can put into ANY situation that is exhausting. Even if I go on a girls day out for an hour I am consently thinking about my daughter. And sometimes I feel like I fail them that way because I have my limits and meltdowns. Why is my Mom always tired and sleeping all the time this week? Taking care of kids full time is very taxing on the mind and body. Your email address will not be published. So I know. The constant highs and lows of motherhood whip us around, chews us up, and spits us out. And I was speaking from my pre motherhood experience which was not executive level. Sorry, ladies – I know I’ll get a bashing, but, come on – get your act together. Using dishes ,making messes , etc. I say Mothering as I am a Grandmother raising a grandchild alone while living with and care taking for a parent. Mothers, whether of young children, older children, stay at home or working all experience the same thing: we put our family first, we juggle and reorganize to make it all work and we get played out. I am exhausted in particular by outings. Need to also get to the office to do our business month end but seems that has to wait as daddy has his off day with friends on Thursday. Thanks Eva for sharing. Doing energy demanding activities become difficult and other symptoms include weight loss, feeling warm, shorter menstruations, increased heart rate and thirst. It is not something that you can just “shake off”. That’s not to say going to work is easy or fun, but compared to watching kids while making food and cleaning the house, it can’t compare. Spot on. Hope you get the rest you need :). I agree that sometimes you can feel as though you are “getting away with something” by staying home. Plus the mental stress that you feel because you are not the one making money and you feel guilty and lazy for not working even though you are working physically all day . Oh how I needed to read this today! Help yourself, continue in prayer, find time to rest, and know that we all are with you :). thumbs up justme! When he is home I try to keep him happy and spend quality time with the boys. Ok ladies, try raising two girls who’s mother passed away and living on a working ranch feeding cowboys every two full meals a day, having the kids go to school 60 miles in opposite directions and being pregnant. Such a great way to put it… worry wears you out! I’ve been using it for a week with my 13 month old and had tremendous success from day 2! And for all the single mum’s out there with no family support there are no words – you are all amazing women xo, Such a realistic view , lived it and love it andproud if those days , grandma x. I appreciate you saying you are proud of those days. Thanks for writing this! With both kids I went back to work at 3 months. Who came up with the term cheating, anyway? I kept wondering if I was inexplicably pregnant or something because I was feeling so tired each evening. And most days I just can’t figure out why! I tidied up inside and came in their room. Thanks for the comment. Constantly non stop exhausted and always starving. Maybe my career helps me appreciate the laundry and mommy time, I’m sick of hearing SAHMs talk about how stressful their lives are all the time. I used to explain it as always being responsible, but that term means nothing to many of the current generation. Libby that is an awesome idea. Get the best viral stories straight into your inbox! Create new account. Take off your diapers and quit being competitive babies, let’s put on our big girl panties and grow up. Gloria, that’s EXACTLY what I recommend. Plan fun things for the weekend. Great post! How to stop feeling depressed? It feels so good to connect with people that are on the same page. Right now my 18 year old is the most trying… And he’s really a very good, responsible young man. What you just described is exactly why I am a stay at home mom! We’re thinking about cleaning, cooking, organizing, planning, dressing, gifts, brushing, laundry, and caring about literally everything. You don’t know tired. You worry that you cannot be with your kid is sick and spend energy thinking on how you cannot be with them (sick or not) and wonder if they are being fed right or if they are watching too much tv! When I finally felt tired (kids were aged 3 -9), I went to a doctor, who said, “of course you are tired, you have four children”. She is 43 and says that she is tired constantly. My kids are doing chores daily, and I also have clearer expectations of myself. Not because we don’t have help or get enough sleep. Lucyinmunich, a single mom in conservative Bavaria (that’s in Germany), where there are plenty of stay-at-home moms who stop working with the first pregnancy and get the shock of their lives when their husbands leave them ;-). and not only that but one of our 5 year olds is special needs has a undiagnosed genetic disorder and autism. even tho I can’t feel your back and have no idea”. I’m not saying this is a winning formula, only that you do not HAVE to be exhausted. Don’t complain about being with your children, don’t complain about not being with your children, don’t ‘one up’ or compare, don’t wait or bait for appreciation, find the positives. Come on folks! Login to your account . The Truth About Mom Life. I am definitely highly sensitive to my environmental stimuli which, with lots of loud kids, can be so trying. Between blogging and mommying it’s as if I can never catch up on sleep. What I do know is this whole being a mom thing? So let’s stop mistreating each other and letting others think it’s ok to do so. Im a very anxious person anyway due to my mum and her mum..(massive OCD the pair of them because of controllibg behabiours by their partners) Its been so difficult trying to explain myself and understanding myself too. This is my burden to bear. Still, I do understand your points and agree that being a mom is tiring because it is an act of selflessness over and over again as you care for your children. You are absolutely right in everything you said! I think it’s obvious where the disconnect lies- many men (not all!) Bedding everywhere, dolls and pillows. I had my month old on my lap, eating with my food two feet away from so she would not swipe my plate off the table. 9-Year-Old Daughter Finds Amazing Way to Help Mom Avoid Eviction, 15+ Parenting Memes Every Parent Can Relate To, Parents Warned About Cunnning E-Cigarette That’s Infiltrating Schools, Surgeon “MacGyvered” A Makeshift Nebulizer On Plane And Saves Toddler From Asthma Attack, These 30+ kids cutting their own hair will make you cringe. Engaging children is not easy. Sat for one minute and heard commosion. There is some good points. Read: The Ultimate Guide To Having A Mother’s Helper You’ll Love. I had to prepare years in advance, though: help relatives with their issues, build a network of older friends, read a lot on how to raise kids that sleep/eat/play independently, support husband in learning childcare, find a job that allows for flexibility and acquire the skills necessary…. Take care. I have zero understanding for stay-at-home moms, who complain that it’s too much for them. I try many ways to engage my kids. Shouldn’t we as moms all be encouraging one another? He seems to be always tired, even when on summer holidays last month. I think the reason why working moms are offended is the way this was worded. I have been there with 2 littles, and it does get easier as they grow older and don’t need such constant supervision. In Philippians 2:3-4 Paul was encouraging believers to treat each other well. Yes, this is The Truth. It’s not a competition girlfriend. This very much resonates with me. “Hyper-vigilance” (or DefCon1) is where it’s at. I was a single mother at age 19 to a baby boy… those first few years were one of the toughest years of my life… it came back when he turned 13 and life spun out of control… however, i met a wonderful man that I ended up marrying.. i promised to have at least one child for him and gave birth to a beautiful baby girl… however, my son followed my footsteps (even after the 100s of speeches and warnings to wait until later in life) and also had a baby young. So I had to make up the bed again. You put it perfectly! As I am raising my grand I find it necessary to take on the role of being responsible parent instead of doting grandparent. Oh Aszee, I have been there on those days when you actually feel like you will crack it totally! Even when they are at school or being looked after by others, in those small moments we get to ourselves you can’t turn that shit off anyway so I just expect to be tired now for the rest of my life. I'm worrying maybe its … I KNOW kids grow up fast. Boys will give you a run for your money and one coming up on teenage yeras! And by the way…..I might be sitting in my office and my kids in their class rooms but protect mode doesn’t turn off. For me, I do not want to work and be a Mommy. Oh Kaitlyn, what challenging days you have! 10 hours… that should be enough right? Give me strength… Thanks for the read. Try to hang onto all the positive memories and take lots of pictures and video. Great post! Being a SAHM is much more stressful (for me personally) and I am riddled with anxiety. I just recently found your blog, and I have to say it is one of the best mom blogs I’ve come across. :), So true! And I thought I was just a “night owl!” Ha! From my perspective the SAHM is obviously oblivious to what it’s like to be a working mom because all I hear is how tiring it is and how exhausted they are and how it’s the hardest job in the world. :(. Adam, there’s absolutely NOTHING wrong with you. Why are all women and moms exhausted ? Thank you for sharing. I day-weaned my 2 year old a month ago and have been trying everything to get him to go down for a nap without the nursing. 0 shares. Thanks for sharing :), Yes yes yes! Moms need to communicate their needs without arguing. We both work and I find I just don’t have the energy that I used to. I have a 3 almost 4 year old daughter (Kalysta) then a 21 month old daughter (Gillianna). ♡. We have so much stress in our lives also from society and culture. Of course it is; and the older you get the more likely. This is no different for a working mom and somewhat unfair to assume it is because we get to go to the bathroom alone. March 22, 2018, 5:11 pm, by I am a full time oncology nurse and new mom. Sounds insane but when you have small kids 5 minutes for yourself is actually hard to find and I found it really did help me when I did. Still be at home but just lie on coutch and watch a movie!! This is spot-on. You just described my life. And I still think about and worry about my son the whole time. How do you know how tiring it is being a SAHM when you haven’t done it?? I can’t wait to dig into my download materials and start learning from your tips. If I complain im ‘mean’ or dont appreciate my husband. Your children are so lucky to have you! However, My situation is I’m not just taking care of the kids. But I want to be able to provide for my family, and my husband’s salary wouldn’t cover it. You hit the nail on the head! I love the psychological boost it gives me and the confidence that I’m independent. Yes I’m still riding while I’m pregnant, *cringing while all the judge mental women tell me I’m not caring for my inborn child as I’m putting it at risk. Here’s praying! There are some downsides – the continuos breast pumping, angry customers or bosses, sudden deadlines, all-nighters, kids’ tantrums, and kids being looked after a bit differently than I would do it. The first two I didn’t have a choice, but I perhaps could have for 3 and 4, but chose not to. Wind down time is so important and so is consistency. This article gave me a heads up. I work 14 hours, barely get 10 minutes for lunch, and have to now take time to breastpump 3 times a day (if I’m lucky). Don’t compare, expose your feelings but try to make it about the topic you are writing about. When I worked, there were days when I was super tired and missed my kids, but then there were days I was thanking the lord to be able to drop them off at the babysitters house for 8-12 hours. Thyroid hormones, thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3) are responsible for metabolic processes in the body. At 12 weeks baby girl slept through the night and now at 20 weeks old she sleeps a good 10 to 12 hours every night. Why are moms of toddlers always busy? :-/ anyway it’s good to hear this because I do worry about them constantly and have to be vigilent because my husband is no where near as watchful and safety minded as I am, in fact I feel like I have to watch him too! My husband worked full time, and I did a bit of online work for a university sometimes. Well, by the time our children are mobile they begin to explore their environments. I said yes you may and hello to you too. Which helps reinforce what you said- the problem wasn’t me; I stumbled upon your blog one morning after praying night after night for God to fix my home! And I only have a dog! Motherhood is difficult no matter how you do it! T’was ever Thus. :). My friends that are stay at home mums do work hard being stay at home mums but I’m sorry, I really am exhausted and I do not remember the last time I had 5 mins to myself. Our youngest son was a non swimmer clinging to the side of the pool. I needed to find this conversation tonight. This post was eye opening and should be given to every Mom out there. I need time for my 3 year old too. Mom’s lead a similar lifestyle as any entrepreneur except they don’t get the office or the credit. Bless you, girl! Trouble is, very few of us live in a village. An important factor is the kind of job. I have an 8 y.o. Anyways I started following your routine and we just sat in bed and had what I told him was “quiet time.” We sat and read and made a fort and had warm milk. People who are not able-bodied adults are overlooked, and their care is largely left on the shoulders of family members who often don’t have the resources to do it well at a reasonable workload for the caregiver…..”You are tired because none of your children drank bleach on your watch today. Even in 9 to 5 jobs, while working, you can go to the bathroom alone. Between the potential for car seat meltdowns, explosive spit-ups and disastrous diaper blow-outs it has me on edge every time we leave the house in the car. Although, they will probably say “ well, we still have to work our normal jobs AND balance being a SAHM AND balance homeschooling. I just wanted to stay home till my youngest starts full-time school. If I complain my husband says I must ‘chill out’ abit. This video is unavailable. It not a matter of being a good or bad mother or hard working or stay at home. AVOID INBOX FOMO. The way you wrote your experiences made it understandable, seeing it from the babys side but also the moms side. It really helps tremendously just to know that someone knows where I am coming from. Ferritin is the iron store in the body and it can cause symptoms even if it’s on the low side of the normal range. You really have no idea what it’s like for a working mother do you? I pray you guys find some peace during this season! I agree with what you said, actually, having a system, creating reasonable expectations, and the iron. I just wanted to thank you for sharing your experience online. I made the girls bed, pillows and dolls how they must be, gave them baths and got clothes ready for everyone. It’s ALL HARD. Big props to all the Moms out there. I take my hat off to any mother who does what I think is the most important job there is, raising our children. I suppose I was more thinking of jobs I’d had prior to being a mother where I could find minutes and moments throughout the day to be alone! So as her mother making sure everything is clean and all treatments and meds are done on time is exhausting in itself! I tumbled into post partum depression/anxiety and didn’t know what to do anymore. I was only speaking of my experience working before children, most certainly not all jobs! I agree with this article however feel working mothers get a bad rap and/or forgotten about. I still have to get dinner, the housework, and appointments done when I get home. I don’t have the luxury of not showering and wearing yoga pants all day. I hope you dot think I’m trying to spam you. Last night I had a bit of work to do and I thougt, “I shouldn’t go to bed… it’s finally quiet!” ha! Yes, they were exhausting! Thank you so much for putting these together. Oh I am glad someone can tell me it will get better! It is a true shock to the system! Why Is Mommy So Tired? Beber, I believe you are 100% right that the term doesn’t even begin to describe what you live, girl. – Thanks! This is why mothers are so tired all the time. How do you know my life! Hi! Omg..tonight i am so bored. He is out in minutes and sleeps like a log. We spend all day thinking about work AS WELL as our children. After being up all night with new baby, getting pre-schooler to school and then pumping breast milk WHILE DRIVING (thank God I didn’t get pulled over) to be clocked in at 8am….rushing in to beat the clock and my boss says, ‘wow, you look tired’. My son and daughter were thirsty or wanted more of something. They are each exhausting in their own way but in my experience being a stay at home parent is much more isolating and difficult. Ha, the half head braid. It sure has taken alot out of me. You couldn’t possibly know stress!” Get over yourselves. Just like you can only speak from yours. I had just had a baby this May 1st and also have a 2 and 4 year old and, Even my marriage seemed like it was on the brink of extinction and this had happened in 2 weeks! Oh Jan, you are so right about those moments. It’s pretty simple really. And somehow I feel resentful when my husband comes home from work and says how tired he is from being at work, but our work doesn’t clock on and off! This is helpful in that it allows us to accomplish many things at once. I’m exhausted. I am with you Karen! My boys aren’t little anymore… but I definitely remember those days! Of course not, Graham!!!! Popular. Ha! Now I understand why I am exhausted until the kids are sound asleep in their beds at night and then, miraculously, I am wide awake. Despite cleaning everyday, The house is always a mess and it seems my husband is never pleased and believes I am lazy. Yes, there are plenty of jobs that are far away from career, and I often hear the mums say, that their job as a mother is much harder than their paid job. But my mental health is better than ever, I feel so happy and confident, and see my kids growing up happy and confident too. And if your job doesn’t give you a lunch break, that is illegal first of all, and something you should probably take up with HR. That’s one of the tradeoffs I have to make for having a career. Try wearing a belt when you are carrying a child or sitting at a desk strapped to a headset at home. My husband doesn’t understand the hyper vigilance. I haven’t been able to explain these feelings to my husband because I didn’t really understand them myself until reading this. Which helps reinforce what you said- the problem wasn’t me; it was my systems. Answer for question: Your name: Answers. I understand no sleep multitasking and while it wasn’t and isn’t a 9 to 5 job. Fuck you for reducing it to the word cheating. Our house is on the market and has to be perfect and ready to show at all times. My situation is different; I work every day. Why do one thing if I can do 6 and plan another in my head at the same time? Today I said I feel so crazy to my husband, while we were eating dinner. I never have an “off” moment. -not to mention other incentives that paid employment provides …such as a paycheck??? I think because I’m very similar to my mother so them being with her is almost like them being with me. I now have a 22 year old son, a 3 year old grandbaby and a 2 1/2 year old daughter. As if this were a card game, and you sneaked a look at my hand. I spent all day today on a horse working on the ranch with morning sickness. Hypothyroidism also causes fatigue and muscle weakness. I am also just plain tired. Luckily we live in a walkable neighborhood so I take a few days a week to be car-free! My kids are now grown. I’m using the term to draw a parallel to parenting. My kids may not have benefitted from being breast fed, but they sure benefitted by having two relaxed, well rested parents ( not a mother and a father who “helps”). But I am constantly on guard for disaster, never really relaxing even nap times I’m aware of every noise! Who lived with me and my small children while I was pregnant with my youngest. Consuming Too Many Refined Carbs. I skip lunch many a day, I actually do forget sometimes. Or my son was begging for begging for attention and all I did was yell & scream. A working mom can take a nap with her children during the day. Have you ever tried to write an essay on the joys of motherhood while teaching kids how to papier-mâché? so good to see we are all in the same boat. A lot of the reason was that I didn’t want to miss a minute. Do people still say that to mothers? Because it doesn’t create a product (certainly not in the short term), and because it’s rarely been a job that comes with any meaningful status (Has anyone else had the experience of telling a new aquaintance you’re a full time mom, having the aquaintance say how great that is, while at the same time they immediately look over your shoulder for a different conversational companion? I have been tired since my son was born and that was 15 days from being a year ago lol. So true – trying to choose the very best words all the time no matter what else is going on to occupy your brain. And that’s why mothers are always so tired! Best decision ever – doting delighted grandmas/aunts/friends’ parents take care of the baby, and I get to have adult conversation and fun projects at work, learning new skills. Part of the reason she’s so tired is because she’s struggling to keep the part of her that’s not labeled “Mom” above water; taking her out and romancing her a bit helps her find it, and handling all the details like calling the sitter? It is not a contest. There is no escape and it wears you down and to say I’m tired just isn’t accurate enough. It is going to be tiresome looking after others as opposed to looking out for only yourself. A stay at home mum has no time to work…and no DAY OFF. I have a 3 and 1/2 years old girl, a 15 months old girl, a 12 years old boy oh yeah and a 14 years old brother plus the 2 years old that I babysit. As a result, we’re all really, really tired. I am on my feet and I don’t get a break. My Mom is the only other woman on earth I can trust to “spoil” my kids as much as I want them to be. Read: How To Live Within Your Limits & Hold Your Boundaries. Thank you Rachel! I had just had a baby this May 1st and also have a 2 and 4 year old and my home broke out in complete chaos! Category: Uncategorized Reflection #285. Your post explained how i feel perfectly. I spent most of his first year in a fog. Talk about hyper-vigilance? I hear those questions and they make me crazy! Meanwhile hubby went to bed earlier, did the feed at maybe 2 or 3 or 4am (a very special bonding time), then we’d both be up in the morning, both having had enough sleep. We are ALL tired aren’t we? I just wanted to thank you for sharing your experience online. I’m crazy about my lists, and following through on things, but lately, my mind has been running me ragged. And so many other precious moments. Just no. I hope this helps a little. this is why moms are so tired. I felt a little better when I read your post about how much I do already just keeping them alive and happy. Just sharing my knowledge free of charge. My husband is gone a lot so sometimes it feels like I never get to clock off! It is possible to do it and NOT BE TIRED. We have “mom brain”, and this is a real thing. As soon as you get married your life changes. The funniest thing is that my husband will put her to sleep or put her fav program on TV and do his work and then tells me that it was so easy to take care of her. As sweet as this age is, I look forward to that stage. They get worse when he's tired. :), Tiffany. I could come back with lots of snippy arguments as to why they are wrong in their assumptions that we are not as tired as they are, but I’m not going to stoop to their level. Everytime I try to tell my husband that I need to watch the kids because they can end up doing anything, he just laughs it out and calls me an over protective, paranoid mother. Its rainibg so i cant ho for a run but i feel so bored. 4am (daylight savings time just fell back) and my 3 & 5 year old are in full crazy mode… I had to turn to my cell phone internet to not weep while I lay on their floor and they build a cardboard block tower around me. To set the record straight – they are not helping. I just wanted to let you know that your blog and emails have been a tremendous help to me. There are days I even wonder why the house looks like a bomb went off, and then I remember “oh yeah, maybe because 2 of the kids had a stomach bug and the baby is bent on eating dog hair”, I wish all husbands with litle kids or babies can read this! Thus mucus builds up in the lungs causing lung damage and unable to breathe it feels like your breathing through a coffee straw. SHARE. Nothing breakable in low cupboards, so no childproofing latches needed. Then your wife walks down the stairs and hands you the baby with that stressed-out, messy hair, no makeup, baggy-eyed face and says, “Here. Not dragging each other down. My mother did it and I missed her sooooo much! No matter how organized, efficient and structured you are as a mother and no matter how obedient and well-behaved your children, being a mother to young ones requires focus, concentration and a heightened sense of awareness. Check out our Christmas Eve Box ideas! That pretty much explains it all. March 15, 2018, 4:53 pm, Trending Never mind, they’ve never had a broken bone, concussion, or injury serious enough for a hospital visit. Perhaps auto pilot is the only answer! Leave the laundry and dishes, etc etc etc. I’ve gotten better with both lately however I always have so much to do that I try to get it all done. So thank you! I feel when I tell my husband I just “need a break” he has no idea what I mean! It often hits me in the morning. I always think ‘I could never forget this…” but you do. It’s the constantly being “on” is what is very draining. My husband still thinks I don’t watch the kids like I’m supposed to, though. And somebody has to do the laundry, the dishes, the picking up and the bathroom cleaning after the 9 yr old boy. This past week has been a bad one. And yes.. forever pretty much the tiredness. I will say though that since reading your blog I am really focusing on remembering that every moment is a learning \ experience for my son and I try to take a breath and count to ten. Even though she’s at home, the house still isn’t clean. Things that were seemingly safe, like a chair, suddenly become an opportunity for big falls. Wow. The best support comes from within, so take care of your health. You wanna know why were tired? Motherhood is a right pain in the head when you get time to stop and think. Even after a house is “child-proofed” there will still be many times when your young ones will attempt something (even if they only attempt it once) that is dangerous to them. The best thing that helped me after 18 mo ths of counselling was being told that it is the bodys natural way of protecting itself if something is feared and to not put pressure on myself thinking otherwise. This is a mom issue, not a stay at home mom issue. I’m four months into my parenthood journey with a sweet and spirited boy. This is a good explanation for that. ! I get my 6 year old ready every morning on my own and take her to out of Hours school care. I clean my house everyday and next day again. Unfollow. 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