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Q:

Hi  .. I am a mother of 2.. elder one s 4.5 yrs old n younger one is 11 months old. Today n exhausted jiggling between the two. After working n then handling 2 is becoming a task now. In laws do help but when both need me at same time , am alone... Am I sailing alone in such a situation or others also feel the same ?



Priya Sood

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Priya Sood

You also need time for yourself! Why not try something where both do an activity tigether and you can then spend time with them without getting divided

Dr. Payal M

i know wht u feel. i have a 4 yr old n 14 months old. i dont even have a family member to help me. but i try to stick to schedules n plan ahead.
when older is in school younger one gets full attention.when younger one naps im devoted to older one. we play together in the garden. eat few meals together. when both r awake we try doing things tht interest both. i faced an issue when both were tired n sleepy but my older one has understood now tht i need to feed the baby n she sleeps by herself. but keep in mind tht since elder child understands everything, she will always be the priority n dont take her fr granted.
try getting them to bed early. even if u get one hour to ur self at night u will feel good.

asha chaudhry

wow very helpful suggestions Dr. Payal M ! i liked Priya Sood's idea of making them do a combined activity. maybe everyday for a while u can have sibling time whr they play with blocks, soft toys, dolls, together? Gayatri Rao Charu Sareen Gujjal Manveen Dua #tagfwd

asha chaudhry

hi nidhi - do hang in there! momhood is so overwhelming and challenging at times - and of course exhausting all the time! whn u can, grab some me time. tc

Sulbha Bathwal @twinsandmamata

Mother of twins with no help as I stay in nuclear setup..I know it's very tiring but planning in advance helps me to great extent and then some siblings time..Like your elder one can read a book to younger one..

Nidhi Ahuja Virmani

thank you mommies..  glad to see the support when needed the most.. I try to do all these.. sometimes just over flow of emotions....

Manveen (Motheropedia_Blog)

Nidhi Ahuja Virmani A hug to.you Nidhi...it not sound like much but things do get better as they grow older. try taking some mommy time even if it an just a walk for 10 mins. it will make you feel better.

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