And here’s what every mom should know: I’m going to share my story with you, because this is exactly what I’ve been going through. My son sleeps all night, but I’m still so exhausted constantly! Here are some thinking points to help you end that working mom guilt once and for all. Working more than 12 hours a day (overtime exemption) If an employer requires employees to work more than 12 hours a day (up to a maximum of 14 hours), they must apply for an overtime exemption. Trust me, I deal with way more stress and hyper vigilance caring for my patients than when I’m at home doing house-chores and playing with my 1 year old. Even the most confident and self-assured working moms feel working mom guilt. I’m a Google searcher! Being a Mom, and 3.Working… well let’s tack on a 4th .. being Gen, myself. My mother who always appreared to be s trong woman has suddenly become helpless. Working moms have to constantly fight stereotypes of either incompetent or a privileged employee. 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We can see now the disparity in our health care, the income gaps that throw families into crisis, and also the gender roles still at play in society. It’s easy for a mom to go weeks without a good night’s sleep or being able to squeeze in a work out. I have an unrealistic hope for organization and cleanliness and, well, just order in our lives. Unable to stay home with your children. My husband also works full time as a sales representative from Monday to Friday 9-4. An interruption of work that was impossible to foresee. I am a full time oncology nurse and new mom. I can really relate to the guilt and feeling like a bad mom for raising my voice to my son, using the tv as a babysitter, and some other things. I am up from 7:00am every morning to get myself up and my daughter. Obviously, the biggest disadvantage of a working mom is the inability to raise their children on full-time basis. I am exhausted!. Unfollow. Working full time and taking care of mom = exhaustion. 2. 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