The 3 Most Tiring Parts of Being a Stay At Home Mom
Growing up, though my Mom did a great job of staying home and taking care of us, it was never in my plan to be like her. I was always that free-spirited person who prefers not to be tied down with chores (especially house chores) and even more horrifying – child care! I much prefer to be working and be someone prominent in the corporate world.
Even until the day I delivered Ethan I was determined to put him in the care of my parents but things changed after I took care of him for the entire month during my confinement. I grew so attached to him that I could not imagine leaving him in the care of others just so I can get back to work.
I quit my job to be a stay at home mom from then onwards. It has been almost 9 years and I am now a stay at home mom to not one but two extremely active boys. Though I am happy to be there for them all the time and witness every milestone achievements, I must admit it can be tiring at times.
The most tiring part of being a stay at home mom is of course the never ending house chores. It comes to the point that I sometimes wonder why I even bother. I mean, it always ended up messy again after a while so why must I even start?
Seriously it is NOT EASY cleaning up with a little koala attached to you at all times! Ouch my backbones! Am I decaying? Are my bones deteriorating? Why am I experiencing discomfort?
Cooking is also one of the least favourite chores of mine. I don’t mind cooking if I am alone in the kitchen and have all the time in the world but having to do that with the little one around is really a headache.
This is how I handle the mortar and pestle; with Ayden secured behind the mask so the garlic paste won’t splash into his eyes >_<
Even when I am cooking I have to constantly look out for him or he’ll end up high on the door grill, not knowing how to get down!
Doing the laundry and cleaning up after the kids can also be tiring. All that bending down is really taking a toll on my spine.
I am a breastfeeding mom. I tried to wean Ayden off but look what he did! He offered the bottle back to ME! -.-
Breastfeeding requires extra demand from our body and if we do not take good care of ourselves, our bones may be affected. A breastfeeding mom lose 3 to 5 percent of her bone mass during breastfeeding, although we recover it rapidly after weaning.
The concern here is I have yet to wean Ayden off and to top it with the strenuous everyday chores of a stay at home mom, I get tired easily and am experiencing backache frequently. Healthy calcium levels are critical for maintaining bone and muscle health and I know it is important for me to take extra care of my bone density before it becomes a major issue.
A visit to the nearest pharmacy and I was recommended to take this health supplement – Blackmores Calcium+D3
Getting enough calcium and vitamin D is essential to building strong, dense bones and keeping them strong and healthy as we age. Without vitamin D, our bodies cannot effectively absorb the calcium and Blackmores’ new formulation of Cal + D3 have 600mg of Calcium with 500iu of Vitamin D3. This new formulation helps with absorption of calcium and prevents osteoporosis.
All that is needed for me to maintain healthy bones, muscles and bone density is to take ONE Blackmores Calcium+D3 tablet ONCE daily with my meal.
Check out their website for more information on Blackmores Calcium+D3 http://www.blackmores.com.my/products/calcium-d3
I am a mom to two active boys. I want to still be able to participate in their daily activities hence I am taking better care of myself with the proper health supplement.
I don’t want to miss a thing when it comes to my boys.
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