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Today may be Valentine’s Day and the day of loving others but I think that taking care of ourselves is so important. Too often moms are so busy taking care of others that they forget to take care of themselves. That’s why I have put together these self-care ideas for moms that they should really make time for.
There is no reason to feel guilty about taking time to care for yourself when you are a mom. Your kids deserve the best of you and they will only get your best if you take care of you. So find a way to make an hour or two free maybe when the kids are at school, an extra hour to yourself before the kids wake up or when your spouse can take care of the kids and give you a free afternoon.
That’s why I make so many of my organization tips be done so quickly. That way you will have more time in your day to take care of yourself. I also believe in being on a budget so most of these are free or at least low cost. That’s why these important self-care ideas for moms are not only doable but things you need to start doing today.
Most of the moms that I know are not good at making time for themselves and in my early years of being a mom, I was not good at self-care either. Then after a health scare, I learned the importance of taking care of yourself. I hope that my daughter will grow up and know the importance of making time for herself.
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Taking a long bath
reading a good book
Going for a walk
Writing in a journal
Go out for coffee or brunch with a friend
watch a comedy
paint your nails
make a cup of coffee or tea and drink slowly
Cook your favorite meal
Dance to our favorite music
Listen to a podcast
Buy some flowers or a new plant
Do some yoga or workout
Call someone you care about for a chat
spend some time doing meditation
So starting making the time to take care of you and that will help you to be the best mom you can be. I’d love for you to leave a comment with any of your favorite self-care ideas for moms. that way we can all learn as many ways to take care of ourselves.
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