. And the second-guessing that the poster right before you mentioned. I don't even think the "enough" part is from my husband. Whenever I talk to him about it, it's not like he feels like I'm this lazy bum or anything. But I feel like I have to be super-mom and do all of these things. It gets tough.
Totally, my husband seems impressed that i can find time to shower and eat lunch during the day, so there's no pressure from him. We're doing all we can!
...feeling really tired, worried, stressed out, and guilty ALL THE TIME!
Having absolutely no time...to be alone (ever), to read/do yoga/talk on the phone/all the things I used to love doing. :(
Realizing that I am yelling at my beautiful baby, the same way that my father yelled at me & my brothers & my mother (& he still yells at my mother), which is #1 on my list of things I never, ever thought I'd do. :( x 1,000
Not living near family or close friends, so everything falls on DH & me, and we're both really...depleted.
(Thanks for this thread...it's always reassuring to hear that other parents feel the same way & I'm not the worst mother ever!)
.. today I have to add another one:
Never getting to finish anything .... My work is half-done, dishes - half done, laundry- half-done - maybe I'll start playing a card game with DD then baby wakes up from nap or gets too fussy.
oh and nm7300 - everyone loses it now and then. Don't be too hard on yourself. Take a deeeeep breath. Love yourself.
Me (40) DH (49) daring DD (9) and darling DS - almost THREE! (born June 25, 2010 in an amazing, unplanned