We all know just how refreshing a Girls’ Night can be for women, especially mamas! Getting a little fancy, even if it just means a t-shirt sans spit up or crusty stuff, and putting on some lipstick can make us feel human once again! The struggle for introvert mamas is real in this scenario! While we love, and need, social interaction because motherhood can be isolating, we also crave quiet time and spaces to recharge. The balance is tricky…Read More
Vacations sound lovely, and they are quite lovely unless you’re an introverted mama. The memories are beautiful, but the work required to prep, function, and recover from a vacation is a lot of work for any mama. Add to all that work the consistency of social interaction, noise, and often no real place to escape and vacations are exhausting to an introverted mama…Read More
A common misconception of introverts is that we are shy, reserved, or don’t want friendships. Complete lies. We like people and we can be loud, but interacting with people comes at a a price. While extroverts, even the quiet ones, recharge best around people and the frenzy of groups introverts are drained by others. We recharge away from people and noise. This is totally fine…until you are a young mom who needs sanity. Observe…Read More
For the month of August we’re going to get a sneak peek at a *mostly* fictional diary of an introvert mom. It’s not to be taken too seriously and is not true for all introvert mothers (although I think many will relate on some level!). My ultimate hope is that through reading these 4 blogs you will 1) discover you are not alone introverted mama, 2) unearth a new appreciation for the mamas who are not as extroverted as you, and 3) laugh and relate to something that is written along the way regardless of how introverted, extroverted, socially awkward or incredibly cool you are! On to the blog!