Tips for self care

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Sandra posted this 03 January 2019

Hi Mommas! What are some things you guys do for self care when you have kids? I used to love going to the salon and getting massages but those aren't feasible for me now with a family. What do you guys do for self care at home ?  

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Carolyn posted this 01 April 2020

I like having a cup of tea or coffee on the porch while my little is napping. (I take the baby monitor with me)

Jodi posted this 01 April 2020

I like to take a hot bath with epsom salts and essential oils. The occasional glass of wine. I recently have been learning how to do acrylic nails from YouTube videos and it has felt like "self care" to me.

anna posted this 01 April 2020

Reading books, taking baths, occasionally splurging on fun little amazon purchases. Things like that.  

Nora posted this 31 March 2020

It's hard to find the time, money, or even sometimes motivation for self care after kids. You can do little things, like take a little extra time in the shower just standing in the hot water and stretching, or telling dad he's on duty while you take a 10 minute walk or hour nap. Have family help you out so you can get some time to yourself. 

Sarah posted this 09 December 2019

Doing a facemask, curling up in bed and watching a show, leave the dishes in the sink and go to bed early!

sarah posted this 08 December 2019

I like to light a candle and do a face mask with a glass of sparkling apple cider. I used to do it with wine before I got pregnant!

Janelle posted this 11 November 2019

Take a bath!  I wait until my kids are in bed so that I know I will have uninterrupted time (usually...) and take a hot bath, light some candles, put on a face mask and read or listen to music.  It really does wonders!

user6 posted this 03 June 2019

Like most moms have said I love to workout, read, binge on Netflix, and my big indulgence is getting a pedicure when I can! I also love sweets in bed!

Megan posted this 03 June 2019

I take time to exercise at least 4 days per week and I'm always reading a good book, even if I only get 10 minutes of reading time in at a time!  It's worth it!

Melody posted this 01 June 2019

I get out of the house and exercise. Nature is so important and fresh air is great for the mind. Yes it's nice to sit and have a bath, but what does that do in the long run? Exercise has been proven over and over to be one of the best mood enhancers there is. Plus, what's wrong with getting in shape while you're at it? 45 mins a day just 3-4 times a week can do wonders for your body and mind. 

Sheila posted this 08 February 2019

A bubble bath or if your like me and have no time a hot shower, Some alone time & a long nap.

Christina posted this 28 January 2019

Do your nails, catch up on shows, read. Anything that will relax you for a few. 

Rachel posted this 28 January 2019

The gym is amazing, yoga if you can go if not at home works great too!

loren posted this 16 January 2019

Yoga, candles, a good book, bubble baths, going get pedis

Michelle posted this 16 January 2019

I love winding down with a movie at home with the hubby. I love taking a super hot bath too and pulling out the stops on pampering (ex: hair mask, face mask, under eye treatment, exfoliating, lotion, etc) Super rejuvenating, especially if you had a nightmare parenting day. 

Amber posted this 16 January 2019

Pamper yourself with a bubble bath and some facial masks. Nothing like a spa day at home for a heck of a lot less!

Joanne posted this 16 January 2019

I usually settle in with a glass of wine and social media after the kids go to sleep at night. I know these are two pretty bad habits, but they help me unwind.

Kayleigh posted this 16 January 2019

Going to the gym is my self care! On my particularly stressful days a yoga class and the sauna are life savers 

Haley posted this 10 January 2019

How long does your toddler nap? We are really struggling with nap times with my two year old.

When my toddler goes down for a nap, I find something to do that I enjoy.  It might be watching a TV show I've been into, or finishing a book I've been reading.  Sometimes I even go outside and do some gardening.  It's nice to have that small amount of time to focus on something I'm interested in.

Lindsey posted this 10 January 2019

I do bubble baths after my baby goes to bed! And I also cook every night. I love to cook. My husband takes my baby and I put on a podcast and cook away!

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