being a mom is hard

Being A Mom Is Hard – Lighten The Load

What Husbands Don’t Understand About Being A Mom

1. It’s extremely difficult to get back into a regular routine.

being a mom is hard

2. Men think it’s easy to get back into shape after pregnancy, but quite honestly, they don’t seem to know what they’re talking about when they say that.

3. Men don’t seem to ever fully understand the mental toll that having children has on women.

4. What men don’t understand about being a mom is the emotional stress that comes with everything.

20 Reasons Being A Mom Is Hard

1. The house stays messy no matter how hard we work.

2. It’s hard to spend quality time with our spouses/significant others.

3. We’re always tired.

4. We feel guilty when we focus on something other than our children.

5. We have little to no time for ourselves.

6. The constant multitasking takes a toll on our mind and body.

7. We spend a lot of time dealing with, and trying to prevent, the unexpected. Which is nerve wrecking!

being a mom is hard

8. We’re expected to be superwoman at all times.

9. Mommy Brain. Our brain is more focused on our children rather than other people or tasks.

10. We worry about our children all day every day.

11. We have to be on call 24/7, even when we are not at home or in their child’s presence.

12. We are constantly worried about our children and what they could get into while they are away from us (this can lead to stress, exhaustion or sometimes even depression).

13. When our kids aren’t developing “normally” we feel like failures.

14. We are often in the company of only other moms, which contributes to us losing our identity, only being seen as “mom”.

15. Being a mom is all-consuming. It’s hard to find time for yourself, because you’re always doing something for your family.

16. It’s physically exhausting.

17. It’s mentally exhausting.

18. It’s emotionally exhausting.

19. We don’t even get to go to the bathroom alone anymore. This means our days start and end with our children.

20. We are the primary caregiver, so they spend the majority of their time with us.

being a mom is hard

8 Ways To Lessen The Burden

1. Get support from friends and family.

2. Tell your spouse to step up!

3. Try a babysitter or Nanny.

being a mom is hard

4. Practice self-care.

5. Find a therapist.

6. Make time for yourself.

7. Make time for your partner.

8. Be kind to yourself.

Final Thoughts: Being A Mom Is Hard

With Love, 365 Health and Wellness Mama!

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