It's A LOT

From The Confessional: ‘I’m So Sick And Tired Of Doing Everything’

Moms get real about the total chaos that is parenting.

by Emma Coburn
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Parenthood has magical moments, parenthood has sweet moments ... and parenthood also has moments that are totally and completely overwhelming. Between work, school, activities, endless sickness, general logistics, sleep schedules, and seemingly 8,000 meals and snacks a day, sometimes it just feels like there’s no way it’s all gonna get done. These 15 people shared their anonymous thoughts on the subject with the Scary Mommy confessional.

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I am so exhausted making all the decisions and keeping everything on track!

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Sometimes I feel like I’m the mom I never wanted to be just because I’m overwhelmed

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I’m always afraid I’m a bad Mom. Always.

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Just want to hide in my bed! Too tired btn work and the emotional load of raising 3 kids

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I feel like sh*t and I wish my (also sick) husband could handle our toddler by himself.

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I’m so overwhelmed I want to cry.

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I’m so sick and tired of doing everything.

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I need a day of silence, no housework/parenting, and doing what I want.

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2 yr old has been crying for EVERYTHING lately & it’s driving me insane

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I hate feeling like I’m parenting alone and totally resent my spouse

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I don’t want to cook dinner anymore

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I feel like no one in the house appreciates the invisible labor of keeping the house running.

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It’s a pain cooking dinner every night when my kids won’t eat the food I make anyways

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The laundry and cleaning never stops!!

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Husband wants a date night, I want a night to myself to eat a ton of ice cream

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