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11 Common Mom Ruts (and How to Snap Out of Them)

common mom rutsOh, mommas. You are so loved and underappreciated and frazzled and I feel for you.

Truly, I do. I’m right there in the thick of it with you.

After ranting it out about how my kid cries at drop-off and I never pee alone and I haven’t ironed a shirt in almost two years, y’all were like AMEN! HALLELUJAH! and I knew we were onto something. We’re all feeling those ruts and most folks think of “mom ruts” as just our looks and vanity – not losing the baby weight and having Michelle Duggar’s haircut. But ruts go far deeper than that – they can seep into our work life and our cooking and our sex life. Then we feel even more awful and rut-stuck and it’s a viscious cycle that keeps repeating.

So here are some awful ruts we moms face and here’s how we say “WE’RE NOT GONNA TAKE IT” like Twisted Sister:

What do you struggle with as a mom?  Any other solutions?


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