Mommy Burnout

Mommy Burnout Book

The ultimate must-read handbook for the modern mother. Dr. Ziegler offers readers a practical and positive tool to help free women from the debilitating notion of being the “perfect mom.” Her book is filled with funny, relatable true-life stories and realistic suggestions to stop the burnout cycle, and protect your kids from the damage burnout can cause.

Mommy Burnout is the debut book by Dr. Sheryl Ziegler, psychotherapist and mother of three. Her experience with mommy burnout from both the clinical and personal perspectives brings home the true challenges moderns mothers face trying to do it all and feeling like they’re never good enough.

If you have ever felt frustrated, tearful or simply lost as a mom, this is a book you must read. Your kids will thank you for it.


  • Chapter 1: Why am I so overwhelmed? What Mommy Burnout Looks Like
  • Chapter 2: Didn’t I used to have friends? The Connection Between Mommy Burnout and Isolation
  • Chapter 3: I know my mom is just trying to help, but she’s doing too much: The Difficulties of Creating a Support Network
  • Chapter 4: Be Your Own Best Selfie: Pin-Envy and Other Social Media Hazards
  • Chapter 5: Just Say “No:” The Life-Changing Magic of Purging
  • Chapter 6: Check Your Health: Sick and Tired, Literally
  • Chapter 7: The Relationship Makeover… My husband is like another kid.
  • Chapter 8: Be a Career Mom: What the Hell am I Doing With My Life?
  • Chapter 9: Ban the Word “Busy” and Just Say “Yes:” I have no life and no time for myself… really.
  • Chapter 10: Pay it Forward to Your Kids: Are My Kids Burned Out, Too?