Understanding Your Mom Stress

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   Updated as of Jan 2024 Understanding and Managing Mom Stress In the world of motherhood, stress is an ever-present companion. Mom stress is a real and multifaceted challenge faced by mothers worldwide… Understanding the triggers behind this stress is essential to effectively managing mom stress. As a mother, you’re often stretched thin, navigating the…

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Seven ways to avoid being a helicopter parent

If you want to be a solid,  practical, good parent (and not an overly protective, helicopter parent) you might consider following these rules: 1. Do not do their homework for them. I never did homework for my kids, but I did help my dyslexic child learn to spell words. Once I helped my straight A’s…

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Working Moms Feel Burnout

 Updated as of Jan 2024 Working Mom Burnout: Understanding, Coping, and Overcoming Are you a working mom who is feeling overwhelmed and exhausted? You might be experiencing working mom burnout—a common yet challenging issue many mothers face. At times, juggling career demands, family responsibilities, and personal needs can lead to increased stress and burnout in…

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Three sure signs of serious mom burnout

Updated as of Jan 2024 Three Sure Signs of Serious Mom Burnout – Are You Struggling with a Teen? Being a mother is a rewarding journey, but it can also be incredibly challenging, often leading to a state of burnout that affects both your mental and emotional well-being. This state of mom burnout will also…

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11 Solutions for Overcoming Burnout in Working Mothers

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   Updated as of Dec 2023 Overcoming Mom Burnout: Strategies for Renewed Energy and Improved Well-being Motherhood is a rewarding journey, yet it comes with plenty of challenges. For many moms, the constant juggling of responsibilities can lead to burnout—a feeling of overwhelming exhaustion -physically, mentally, and emotionally. Mom burnout is a common experience right…

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What causes working mother burnout?

The questions that working mothers ask me most often are “What causes burnout, and how do I know if I have it?” My story illustrates nicely the factors that contribute to our current epidemic of working mother burnout. I was forty-four, a busy working mom of three, when my personal episode of working mom burnout…

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From working mother burnout to good-enough mother.

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 Updated as of Feb 2024 Your Journey Through Working Mother Burnout – From Recovery to Resilience In the fast-paced landscape of modern life, working mothers often find themselves grappling with the challenges of maintaining a delicate balance between career and family. Here, we delve into the strategies for recovery from working mother burnout., I offer…

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The best features of a family schedule

The school year schedule. My favorite family schedule is the school year schedule. It begins with meet the teacher, then back to school night where you get a feel for their classroom and sit in those precious little desks. Next is the fall festival or Halloween carnival. There are costumes to order and decorations to…

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“Soft Skills” are an effective mother’s tools for living

Recently, I read a businessman’s update on critical skills that employers are searching for. The skills that may not be listed on your resume. These “soft skills” – he called them – that are currently desirable in business include: Scheduling Time management Communication Customer service Flexibility Ability to work independently Project management Analytical thinking I…

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Any plan to have long term marriage stability?

Our marriage predicament: My husband and I have been going through a rough patch, and it made me wonder about the emotional stability of our marriage. There was an attic fire in our home last November. It began in the chimney shaft upstairs and spread to the attic, sending smoke and soot throughout the whole…

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