This is a great reminder that it is ok to take time for ourselves and to say “no” sometimes, it is good for us:) Thanks Toddler Interpreter!
Mommy Stress isn’t a term you will hear until you become a stressed out Mommy yourself. Not enough credit is given to the workload of a Mommy, especially when there are small children involved. Quite often the contributor to a large proportion of Mommy Stress is the expectations that a Mother puts on herself; we are often our worst critic. It can almost feel like an impossible task to prepare meals, be the perfect Mother and partner, keep a clean house and meet all the social commitments on a daily basis. Contributing to the Mommy Stress is the feeling of lack of achievement. It doesn’t matter how well you changed diapers, kept up with the washing or entertained the little ones, there is the same amount of work to do the very next day, and still the same amount of Mommy Stress.
To combat Mommy Stress there are some…
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