Meghan King Edmonds is getting real about the difficulties of being a single mom during self-quarantine. The Real Housewives of Orange County alum opened up about the challenging experience in a candid new blog post, writing that she’s “going crazy” while self-isolating at home with her three kids with ex Jim Edmonds, daughter Aspen and twin boys Hart and Hayes.
In a post titled "Diary Of A Single Mom In Quarantine… & It’s Not Pretty" shared on her website, Meghan said she now considers the words "stay at home" as synonymous with "house arrest."
“Not the cute, tongue-in-cheek Lindsay Lohan kind, but the lonely, soul-sucking, get-me-out-of-here-I’m-going-crazy kind," Meghan described of the experience.
Though Meghan noted that she feels “lucky to live” in her “beautiful and spacious home,” she said she’s finding it difficult to keep her kids entertained, even with the help of a live-in nanny.
“My kids scream non-stop. They can’t verbally communicate well, even though cognitively they know what they want,” she wrote, also adding, “There is nowhere to hide from the constant screaming. Not even the bathroom is safe.”
Meghan also revealed that her son Hart has recently experienced a regression in his therapy for PLV, a condition which she describes as a “brain injury diagnosis" that's often a precursor to cerebral palsy. “His balance is much worse than it was at the end of 2019,” she wrote.
The mom of three concluded the lengthy post by stating, “Quarantine is weird…But I guess what I’m trying to say is I think we all need a space to let it all go – and not just the trauma we’ve collected over the last two months, but we need to process all of the manure confronting us every day.”
This isn’t the first time that Meghan has gotten brutally honest about the ups and downs of motherhood. Earlier this month, she admitted that she “wasn’t looking forward” to her first Mother’s Day as a single parent, writing, “To all the mamas out there, I lift you up in solidarity for all the hard times and in celebration of the good times.”
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