Parental Burnout: Stop, Drop, and Roll With It

Pack me up and send me to Maui!

This momma is leaving town.

Okay, so I’m not really skipping town. I would never leave my child, but oh have I had it today. Parents, if you’re reading this post and can honestly say that you have never been pushed to the brink of exhaustion (or nearly lost your freaking mind), I might just give you the Cardi B look of doubt.


For the rest of us that know parenting isn’t always lollipops and rainbows, this blog post might push you to have a revelation - - just like the one had earlier today. You see, I have been tired before. We all have. Between work, laundry, dinner, grocery shopping, and every other parental duty it’s not uncommon to be completely pooped by the end of the day.

But this feeling…this wasn’t pooped. No, today I think I finally realized that parental burnout IS a thing.

Let me rewind back 3 hours prior to this post and tell you all about the moment that helped me realized I was depleted and it was time I did something about it.


Today was like any other ordinary day. My 7 year old son was being his usual self - - calling my name 100 times per minute (in case