“I’m an Exhausted Mom”

"I'm an Exhausted Mom" // jessconnell.com

Is this you, Mama? Weary? In desperate need of a nap, a soul-warming beverage, and a few hours of silence?

I can relate! For over 14 years now, I’ve faced the continual foe of pregnant, nursing, and mothering women: mommy exhaustion. Through 10 pregnancies, 3 miscarriages, 7 postpartum seasons, and moving more than a dozen times, God has taught me much about self-care, rest, and about my own weakness and limitations.

Let me share with you some things I’ve learned about being an exhausted mom.

THROUGH TIRING CIRCUMSTANCES:

EVALUATE YOUR EXHAUSTION:

10 Essential Self-Care Habits For Moms // JessConnell.comWHEN LIFE GETS OVERWHELMING:

"Why Have More Kids If You're Already Exhausted?"And, yet… despite the tiredness, the mental energy, the physical weariness, and the way your heart and soul get completely worked over, children really are a wonderful gift, aren’t they?

See my answer here: Why Have More Kids (when you’re exhausted with the ones you already have)? 

IN THE COMMENTS, PLEASE SHARE: What have you learned about living with Mommy exhaustion? 

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Jess Connell

Jesus-follower, Happy wife, Mom of 8 neat people. Former world-traveler, now settled in Washington. Host of Mom On Purpose podcast (momonpurpose.com). I write and wrangle kids.

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  1. April 29, 2016

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