As parents, we seem to put ourselves on the back burner. Whether it be your career or anything. When adding a child into the mix, you need to remember self care. It’s not a selfish thing to do. Just because you have kids, doesn’t mean you can’t take some time to yourself. It can be as simple as a bubble bath alone, a run outside, or a few hours away to shop. A fully fueled and patience filled parent will always feel better than one with a drained tank. Let’s talk some more about how to juggle being a parent with every other aspect of your life.
Mr & Mrs
Never let that fire die with your partner. The spark will be there, but you may need to find alternatives to getting that special time you guys need. You may also wonder what is a normal change that other couples go through. Well, here is the low down on that and much more involving your Mr. or Mrs. while parenting.
Your health is as important as your child’s! I am talking about your flu like symptoms along with your mental health. Every parent will experience some time of stressors that may make you feel crazy, but you need to learn what is normal and when you need to get the proper help.
You know that never ending dispute with your child about picking up their toys or eating their food. Or how about chasing your bundle of joy around while they are covered in mud? Other parentsshares their tricks to help you manueavor through these daily “arguments.”
Remember the Jetson’s with the automatic cleaning maid and the food on command? These may not be that advanced, but I want to share some products to help you parent easier and keep your sanity.
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Every day when my two little girls get home from preschool they ask if they can watch their Kindles. Since we recently banned YouTube in our house (thanks Momo), if allowed, they’ll be binge on Netflix kids for an hour or so until it’s time for dinner. It’s one of their favorite pastimes, as well as mine, so I tend to have a harder time saying no than their mother. But I do say no. As often as I’m able. Why? Because I want them to do something else instead. Something I loved doing as a child. I want them to pretend.read more