92 % of working moms and 89% of stay-at-home mothers felt overwhelmed by work, home and parenting responsibilities.
- Don't get enough sleep
- Constantly feel trapped
- Are not having intimacy with their partners
- Are divided in time feeling like they constantly have to multi task
- Feel resentful because of all they have to juggle
- Always running late
The fight/flight response is triggered by anxiety and once it is triggered, you can go away or fight the situation. Sometimes mothers who experience the fighting response might snap at their kids or escalate their anger resulting in later feeling guilty.
- Moms are more likely to experience anxiety than fathers...
- Experience a constant fear that something will happen to you or your child
- Worried about being able to take care of your child "right"
- Experience a continuous worry about their kids not eating enough, that they are breathing every nite, or that they don't have enough friends
- Worry about leaving the stove on
- Moms suffering from anxiety may often feel a continuous fear about leaving their kids under someone else's care, or with dads .
Depression is both a brain disorder and a state of mind. The brain is unique—it is the only organ whose function we consciously experience because the brain is the organ of the mind.
- Constantly feel tired, fatigue
- Experience feelings of hopelessness/worthlessness
- Increase or decrease appetite
- Don't have time to meet with friends and become isolated
- Feel like other people don't have time to listen to them
- Are not enjoying motherhood and feel guilt
The most common causes for stressed out moms are
- Mom Guilt
- Trying to balance home cleaning and taking care of the kids
- Relationship Demands
- Feeling that there is not enough time
- Self Doubt
According to a Study published by the American Sociological Review, moms experience lower levels of happiness, more stress, and greater fatigue.