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Is it normal to hate being a mum?
Combine that with a general sense of fatigue and a lack of free time, it’s normal for a mom to occasionally hate being a mom. Different aspects of being a mom bring up unpleasant feelings such as frustration, confusion, and unwanted pressure. There is no shame in expressing your emotions, even if they’re unpleasant.
How do I overcome not wanting to cook?
10 Tips When You Have No Desire To Cook
- Reduce your workload.
- Rely on old favorites.
- Try a meal planning service like 5 Dinners in 1 Hour or CookSmarts.
- Designate “cooking days” and “off days.” I really, really hate washing dishes and cleaning the kitchen.
- Make big batches.
- Give yourself a break.
- Invite friends over.
Is it bad to make family members feel like maids?
There’s no problem with doing it occasionally, out of love. But if family members start assuming you’ll rescue them, they also stop taking responsibility or even making an effort. They’ve taken you for granted. That’s going to make you feel like a maid, too.
Is there such a thing as a clean meal prep?
There is no such thing as a clean meal prep unless you are eating at a restaurant. Sure, you can clean as you go, and I do, but food always manages to escape into the burner coils, or leap onto the floor to avoid getting plated. Cooking is like Play-Doh — no matter how careful you are about keeping things clean, there is always an aftermath.
What would the world be like if we were able to cook?
If we were, the world would be full of restaurants serving beef Wellington and risotto, and I’d have a reason to run around my kitchen and yell at people who can’t cook. We were not all gifted with the love of things related to food beyond simply eating it.
Is cooking part of raising kids?
Logically, I know that cooking is only part of raising kids — my father made only a handful of meals during my entire childhood and he was still a great dad — but I can’t seem to let myself off the hook.