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Mom Time
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Uncross your eyes and stop pulling out your hair. Time for you is vital to a happy mom.

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Mom time is crucial to re-energize your batteries after day in and day out of trying to take care of everyone else. But you don't usually put yourself high on the list of priorities, do you?

There are a number of reasons why me-time activities are important, including:

  1. A stress-free mom is a happy mom.
  2. You'll take better care of your children when you take better care of yourself.
  3. You won't lose your identity under the mom moniker.
  4. By enjoying the activities you love outside of parenthood, you'll set a good example for your kids.
  5. You'll take on your mom role with renewed spirit after every mini-break.

Take a well-deserved break, regardless of what's on your agenda today. Whether you have a few spare minutes tonight after the kids go to bed or you have a rare afternoon free to do something for yourself, indulge in activities that are just for you.

You'll feel like a new you today and be ready to tackle the dirty diapers, temper tantrums and sibling spats you'll face tomorrow.

Find your me-time indulgences based on how much time you have for yourself today:

Me-Time Indulgences at Home | Me-Time Indulgences Out on the Town

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