There’s the kind of tired that comes from not getting enough sleep; it’s safe to say that pretty much all parents have that kind. But there’s also the kind of tired that comes from general parenting, household responsibilities, societal expectations, feeling touched-out... and everything else you might have on your plate. This week in the Scary Mommy Confessional, 12 parents share about what’s making them really, really, really tired.
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I’m so tired from mentally carrying all the weight of the family.
I am so $&@% tired of nothing happening in my home unless I orchestrate it and follow up.
Tempted to plan a work trip to get a break from kids/husband. I’m exhausted beyond repair.
Dealing with my kid’s mental health makes me so tired 😪
I’m so tired of all the sports on top of a full time stressful job and being a single parent!
Exhausted from always being the default parent
My 12.5yo old is EXHAUSTING. I’ve been fighting this child since he was born. I fear we will never get along and he will forever resent me.
I just need a break!
I need a break from my hubs and kids or I might lose it
All I want for my birthday is a getaway far away from my family.
Everything feels like a chore.
Tired of my mom giving me advice on how to raise my son