There is a reason my profession is in demand I end up working mainly with Save the planet Earth shirt moms Don’t worry, I know you love your child. To be honest, I didn’t particularly enjoy being a young mom either, but it has definitely gotten less stressful as time has gone on. Being a mom is not easy, juggling a million things at once, and feeling like you’re not doing any of it great. There is Postpartum Depression occurring within 12 months of the birth which requires emergency treatment. But more commonly, I see what I call “Distressed Mom Syndrome. It’s a combination of unrealistic expectations, lack of spousal support, difficulties balancing work vs home life and letting go of who you were before this little time thief entered your life. Here’s what’s been hardest for me and my patients. You rarely get positive feedback from your kids. Children are selfish little creatures. And if you think they’re going to give you accolades for all your self-sacrifice, then think again. I’m not even sure I’ve thanked my own parents.
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Children are demanding, some more than others. This requires you to put your needs both physical and emotional and interests on the back burner sometimes for a long time. Say good bye to all intellectual discourse. If you lived for your upper division political science debates in college, this will be hard. This is why there are play dates, it’s not for the kids. But even then, for the first few years, it’s like the adults are trying out a new language. I loved school, practicing the piano and pleasing my parents. My son, not so much. If you’re any decent parent, you’ll pretend interest in his interests AND encourage them. That can be painful.