There have been many times as a mother when I have experienced mommy burnout. While mommy burnout is probably most acute during the years when there are infants and toddlers in the home, I’ve learned that burnout can occur at any stage of motherhood.
Posts in the "Taking Care of You" category:
Ready to change your good “intentions” to exercise into ACTUAL exercise–without feeling stressed out about it? Robin Long from “The Balanced Life” is here to help!
I liked that this book taps into our natural tendency to think “How did my parents handle this situation? Was I like this as a kid??” It helps you think through your experiences to identify the cause of your parenting style and see if a change needs to be made.
My battle with Postpartum Depression was so hard and all-consuming that it shook my belief in myself as a mother. I hope that if you are a new mother with PPD, you will reach out for medical help without worrying about stigma or social pressure after reading about my experience.
fIn this encore episode, Saren talks with Katie Kimball from Kitchen Stewardship about how what we eat, the way we talk about food, and the way we prepare and pack our kids food is such an important part of parenting that’s why so many parents get the best food and appliances for making it, and packing […]
I realized that while I had been motivated to change and grow, the methods I had tried were simply too big and not focused on making small changes.
Check out these simple and meaningful ideas for gifts for your mom, grandma, mother-in-law, friends – and for yourself!
Being in control of life simply is not possible: kids get sick, plans get cancelled, job layoffs happen. While the unknown can be scary, being mindful can bring us peace. This book takes the somewhat overwhelming task of beginning a mindfulness meditation practice and makes it accessible for all.
I know my sleep directly affects my abilities as a mother. And although there are many aspects of sleep completely out of my control, this book taught me that there are things I do have control over.
Is it really that complicated? As moms, there are simple things we really need to do each day to keep our heads above water.
Are you depressed? If so, you’re not the only one. In fact, the third Monday of every January (this coming week) has been dubbed “Blue Monday” since 2005. Just check out this article to see how you can put the “blues” behind you.
Do you sometimes wonder where “the old you” went? Looking for ways to replenish this year? Here are some great ideas!