I know there are many of you out there who have a good group of girlfriends. You laugh and cry together. You have a group text together. You know pretty much everything about each other. This is not a post to discredit you at all.
Find effective ways to be a happier mom and re-engage the village around you. This post I, Alana, co-authored with best-selling author Rebecca Eanes. I had hundreds of online acquaintances, thousands of Instagram followers, and over a million followers on my Facebook page , but in the real world, I was just another lonely mom. Note: Mom is used throughout this article. However, most of the information applies to primary caregivers overall. We all know having a child takes a physical toll on your body, but it can take a mental toll too. Data aside, one only has to open their ears and listen to the conversations around them to discover that this is a real epidemic among modern moms.
As single parents, we all have that one memory we can look back on where all dignity flew out the window. For me, it involved a new couch. I was very proud of this new couch. It was all over her, all over the couch, and all over me.
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