Weekly Reads: Finding “Me Time”

Whether you’re a new mom or one that’s been around the block, finding time for yourself — alone – is tough.  Parenthood is a demanding job that stretches the limits of your mind, body and spirit. Allowing yourself time to recharge, even in the simplest of ways (think stealing away in the bathroom to read your favorite magazine), is essential to surviving and enjoying your role as a parent. Take a few “me time” minutes now and read some suggestions from bloggers (and parents) on how to take some time for yourself.

Learn how to take quality “nothing time.”  @ Simple Mom

Listen to how some of the mom bloggers take time to unplug.  @ momversation

Indulge in a little pampering with these suggestions.  @ parentsconnect

Avatar of Cara TerreriAbout Cara Terreri
Cara began working with Lamaze in 2004, two years before becoming a mother. Three kids later, she's a full-fledged healthy birth advocate and the Site Administrator for Giving Birth with Confidence. Most recently Cara began study to become a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator and DONA certified doula (learn more about her services at www.SimpleSupportBirth.com). She continues to stand in awe of the power and beauty in pregnancy and birth, and enjoys helping women discover their own power and joy in the journey to motherhood.

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