When you’re the one trying to plan date night, and packing the lunches, and managing homework, and tutoring, and sleepovers, and the kids frustrations, and your partners frustrations, and trying to work yourself, etc etc…..it’s a LOT. This episode is all about the weight that most women carry that still goes unacknowledged in most families. Maybe inspired by Father’s Day.
TOP QUOTES FROM THIS PODCAST:
The more I'm having these conversations, the more I realize that women are afraid to say it out loud because they don't want to seem like that they have a problem in their marriage or that they're disrespecting their husband.
There is such a huge, heavy thing about being in a marriage or a relationship when you have children, but we don't talk about it a lot. But when you crack open the conversation, there is a flood of people wanting to open up about it.
You have a partner, and you're supposed to do it together, but it's all weighing so much more on you. And they may appreciate you sometimes, but they don't really see it for the way it is.
The mental fatigue of motherhood is so bonkers.
Women are the gatekeepers of the memories, they're the memory makers. We often create the moments that make things special.
You are allowed to talk about this stuff and how everything is overwhelming, and you are also allowed to like your life and be happy.
Women aren't "suppose" to need help, so we need to give them permission to ask for help and take some time for themselves. We're so concerned about women's mental heath and self-care, but we need to start taking care of each other.
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