Daily Things Moms Should do for Themselves ...

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Being a mom is one of the most joyful, rewarding things you could ever be in this life.

But that’s not to say it’s not challenging and exhausting at times.

The best way to overcome parenting challenges and revive yourself both body and soul is to do these things daily.

You’ll be a better mom when you look out for your own needs as well as those of your children.

1. Connect with Your Friends

Connect with Your Friends

You still need your friends once you become a mom.

In fact, you probably need them now more than ever.

You need friends who’re also moms as well as those who aren’t.

Mom friends can help you when you’re stumped by a parenting situation and non-mom friends can help you remember that you’re not only a mom.

While you can’t go out with the girls every day, you can connect daily.

Phone calls, texts, emails, snapchats and more can keep you connected between nights out on the town.

2. Enjoy a Long Shower without Kids Interrupting It

Enjoy a Long Shower without Kids Interrupting It

Listen, I have been in the trenches of motherhood where a long, hot shower is a rarity.

That’s not a good place to be.

You deserve to shower in peace.

Do what you need to do in order to accomplish this.

Let Dad have baby duty, shower after they’re down for the night or before they’re up.2

An uninterrupted shower does a lot to restore harmony to your soul!

3. Exercise

Exercise

Exercise is good for you both physically and mentally.

It makes you happier and healthier, which makes you a better mom.

Exercise helps you to achieve a healthier lifestyle.

This’s benefits your children by setting a good example for them.

Exercise also helps you combat stress, something every mom deals with.

4. Watch Something You Enjoy

Watch Something You Enjoy

I know that the days of a mom go on forever and you’re never caught up.

There’s always more to do.

But going non-stop won’t accomplish it, fellow moms.2

I know because I’ve tried that.

Therefore, do yourself a favor and give yourself the gift of rest.

Sit down and watch a show you enjoy in the evening;

you deserve this little break!

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