Confessions of a Tired Mom #1: Alex Trabue

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I am beyond excited about this blog series. Confessions of a Tired Mom came to me after a friend shared an article from USA Today that said Coronavirus pandemic creates America’s first female recession. This article summed up exactly how I had been feeling lately. Women have taken the hardest hit through this pandemic. Most have either spent almost every waking minute with their child/ren since March trying to teach them without an end in sight. While others are trying to work with their children at home, and that leaves you feeling like you are doing both jobs halfway. While some are trying to piece together childcare each week to work outside of the home, with the guilt of potentially exposing your children. Then grandparents who are at most risk are trying to step up to help watch grandchildren. There is no good situation right now. I decided to reach out to some amazing ladies in different life stages for them to share what life is like during the pandemic, their struggles, how they have adapted, and the positive things that have come out of this crazy time. These ladies range from stay at home moms to empty nesters to a missioner in Central America. 

Here is my Confession:

For those of you new to my blog I am Alex Trabue. I am a wife, mom to a 2-year-old and a 4-year-old, and a business owner. I am an enneagram 3 so for me to share feelings or personal information is completely out of my comfort zone, but I owe it to you all to know that I am not always positive and happy like you see on social media. 

I love working. I love my business and this was the year I was starting to see the benefits of my hard work. For the first quarter of 2020, I was