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Mommy Burnout
Mommy Burnout: How to Reclaim Your Life and Raise Healthier Children in the Process | Dr. Sheryl G. Ziegler
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The ultimate must-read handbook for the modern mother: a practical, and positive tool to help free women from the debilitating notion of being the "perfect mom," filled with funny and all too relatable true-life stories and realistic suggestions to stop the burnout cycle, and protect our kids from the damage burnout can cause. Moms, do you feel tired? Overwhelmed? Have you continually put off the things you need to do for you? Do you feel like it’s all worth it because your kids are happy? Are you "over" being a mother? If you answered yes to these questions, you’re not alone. Parents today want to create the ideal childhood for their children. Women strive to be the picture-perfect Pinterest mother that looks amazing, hosts the best birthday parties in town, posts the most "liked" photos, and serves delicious, nutritious home-cooked meals in her neat, organized home after ferrying the kids to school and a host of extracurricular activities on time. This drive, while noble, can also be destructive, causing stress and anxiety that leads to "mommy burnout." Psychologist and family counselor Dr. Sheryl Ziegler is well-versed in the stress that moms face, and the burden of guilt they carry because they often feel like they aren’t doing enough for their kids’ happiness. A mother of three herself, Dr. Z—as she’s affectionately known by her many patients—recognizes and understands that modern moms are all too often plagued by exhaustion, failure, isolation, self-doubt, and a general lack of self-love, and their families are also feeling the effects, too. Over the last nineteen years working with families and children, Dr. Z has devised a prescriptive program for addressing "mommy burnout"—teaching moms that they can learn to re-energize themselves and still feel good about their families and their lives. In this warm and empathetic guide, she examines this modern epidemic among mothers who put their children’s happiness above their own, and offers empowering, proven solutions for alleviating this condition, saving marriages and keeping kids happy in the process.
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I'll try to keep up with posts today. Operating on an hour of sleep, as LO was up all night sick & screaming. A lot. Currently she's asleep as I sit in a chair holding her practically straight up for comfort. Idk how I'm gonna get anything done, read, or even go to work later 😑😑 #MomLife

Traci1 Poor kiddo. Hope your little one is feeling better. 6mo
Eggbeater Aww. Sorry to hear this. Sending you some exta energy. 💪💕 6mo
ladyonequestion Take care of yourself when you can, really hard when they don't sleep 😕 6mo
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jillannjohn Aww hope your little is better soon. 6mo
Chrissyreadit Hope she feels better and you get some rest! 6mo
Mtroiano Oh, I‘m so sorry! I hope you both can get some rest! 6mo
bullbunny Aww take care of her and you, will be here! Here's hoping things get well soon 6mo
Eggs Poor LO😟 it's hard to be sick when you're little. Maybe you can both catch naps later ❤️❤️❤️❤️ 6mo
cobwebmoth *hugs* 6mo
vkois88 Thank you, everyone ❤ I got her fever to break. I think her body is just adjusting to being around other kids, and she picked something up with the babysitter. It was just a rough night. She may be coming out of it sooner than I expected. Hopefully she naps well this afternoon and I can get one in before work 6mo
mrp27 Aw, hoping she feels better soon and that you get in some rest too. 6mo
GripLitGrl Hope Lo feels better soon 💕 6mo
Jee_HookedOnBookz Awwwww!! Hang in there both of you!! Get some much needed rest, Tori! Hope you both feel better soon! Xoxoxo 6mo
SilversReviews I hope you both are better soon. 6mo
vkois88 @SilversReviews thank you ❤ 6mo
TheKidUpstairs I hope things have gotten better! I've been there, who knows how we parents get through it but somehow we do. 6mo
vkois88 @TheKidUpstairs thank you... still trying to get healthy, but appreciate the warm thoughts ❤ 6mo
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