this mum needs a break!

parenting 101, motherhood, me-time

This is my entry to the Week 24 of Techie She Weekly Giveaways. This week’s lucky blogger will win $10 Paypal credits from Borris of Humble Opinion.

That being a 24/7 mum, day in day out can take its toll on anyone is something I have to experience on a regular basis. Being cooped up with a 2-year old tot, who’s got boundless + endless energy, + who would sometimes like to do anything else but sleep during nap time or during the late hours of the night, is simply too much for a tired + sleep-deprived mum like me to take! I often have the urge to scream at the top of my lungs just so I can vent. Sometimes I wish I were some place else, resting + relaxing with a good paperback in hand.

Don’t get me wrong, I love my little man to bits, tantrums + all, I just wish sometimes I can take a break when I badly need one, so I won’t end up all cranky + lose my patience at the slightest provocation. In my opinion, a mum who gets to spend time on her own when she needs it, becomes an even more effective mum when she goes back home. + Motherhood is such a gargantuan task, after all, I needed all the help I can get + all the patience I can ever muster, not to mention all the free time I can enjoy.

The lows of being a one-man army, I guess, that you cannot take even a half-day’s off even you’re aching for one. But I do not want to keep feeling this, + although it can be hard most times,  I’d stick to my New Year goal of finding time for myself whenever I can. I deserve it + my son deserves a mum who’s in a good mood all the time.

+ for starters, I’d make the most of this morning-online session whilst my sweet little Jared busies himself with his Mickey Mouse coin banks :)

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2 Comments

  1. two years old is really a wonderful age. tots just know how to be an evil and angel at the same time. hehehe. LOL!

    thanks for joining the Techie She Weekly giveaways vix. good luck and regards!

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