Tag: Self Care

Self-Care While Self-Quarantined

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As I frantically ran around the apartment counting toilet paper rolls, placing curbside orders, checking school closures and wiping down the ceiling, my husband...

I Celebrate Me on Valentine’s Day

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This will be the second year I spend Valentine's Day as a widow. How's that for a downer? I lost my husband suddenly in October...

How Moms Can Adopt A More Realistic View Of Self-Care

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I’ve been planning my self-care staycation for months.  After celebrating Christmas with my husband, 2-year-old son and 3-year-old daughter, I’ll spend two to three days...

Self Care Is Just Not Enough

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Self Care isn't enough. I'm not saying that it isn't important--necessary, even-- to take a few minutes to breathe in the middle of your day....

Namastayinbed – A Practical Guide to Self-Care

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If you’re new to self-care, meaning you’ve somehow managed to miss the 183,739 posts and articles telling you ways to practice self-care, welcome. Self-care...

5 Surprising Must-Do’s for Mom Survival

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Oh, Motherhood. It often feels like a daily fight for survival. But there are some ways we can make it easier on ourselves. I’ve...

Little Vacations Mom Can Hope For On The Daily

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Too often mamas are dreaming about a vacation...but nowadays these fantasies could be just about anything where mom gets a moment to herself. Amiright mamas?? ::...

Guide to Affordable Self Care

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I often catch myself daydreaming about when I could grab my purse and head to the salon for some pampering.   No arrangements for childcare...

Self Care Won’t Fix Everything But It Helps

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I read an article recently discussing how the push for mom's to focus on self-care is kind of a myth. The general point that...

Why Mom Needs A Hobby

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In the fall of 2012, I started a personal blog—partly because I enjoyed writing, but mostly to get my husband off my back about...