Take this two-minute quiz to find out which of the four tired mom types you are: guilty, overwhelmed, exhausted, or uninspired. Plus get a few tried ‘n’ true tips for overcoming the dreaded mom burnout!
Get in a quick workout. No excuses, my health is important.
Errands. There is entirely too much to do to slow down
Get working on the cute scavenger hunt and bingo activity that you saw on Pinterest for your kids. Fun and educational. You work so you want to make the most of every free moment you have with your kiddos.
Sit in my car for an hour scrolling through Insta and TikTok.
Your child neglects to do his chores today, how do you react?
As a mom who feels the guilt of working and momming strongly, you may struggle to believe that you should even consider thinking about your own needs after spending a full day at work. You want to excel but often shy away from the bigger projects because of the time it would take from your family. You may have found yourself avoiding activities that you have always enjoyed because you don't want to miss the opportunity to be physically present at home whenever you aren't at work. Your Guilty Mom Affirmation to combat this thinking is: I am worthy of the time it will take to take care of myself!Want to know how to find calm and avoid burnout as a Guilty Mom??
As an exhausted mom, you are living off of coffee and prayer! You often wonder how you even make it to the end of the day still standing. You are everywhere for everyone. You are the go to person for friends and family in need often giving above and beyond at home, at work, and in your community. When you finally gets around to thinking about taking care of yourself, you barely have the energy to wash your face before passing out to sleep.Your Exhausted Mom Affirmation to combat this thinking is: Self-care is not selfish. I serve my family best when I prioritize my health.Want to know how to find calm and avoid burnout as an Exhausted Mom??
As an overwhelmed mom, you never feel like you have enough time to do all of the things on her to-do list. You may feel as if you are constantly pulled in several different directions. You are mentally fatigued because you are the sole person cataloguing and remembering the day to day tasks that keep your household running.You may also feel as if you cannot drop the ball, because if you are not in control, then everything will fall apart. You neglect your needs because you run out of time at the end of the day. Your Overwhelmed Mom Affirmation to combat this thinking is: I do not have to be in control all of the time. Choosing to rest is imperative to my health and my household's happiness.Want to know how to find calm and avoid burnout as an Overwhelmed Mom??
As an balanced mom you know exactly what it takes to get started on finding balance in your life. In fact, you have walked yourself from overwhelmed, exhausted, and guilty to more calm several times. You believe you are worth the time it takes for self-care and you have tried to create a plan and routine that invigorates you. You don't bite off more than you can chew, so for you, balance is all about sustainability. You are a serial bandwagoner and it seems as if every season, you fall off again. Your Balanced Mom Affirmation is: It is okay to miss the mark sometimes. I can slip, but I can not stay down. My setbacks are just set-ups for success.Want to know how to find calm and avoid burnout as an Inconsistently Balanced Mom??