Shake That Stress Off, Mom!
Being a mother is great whether its your first or fifth time. The experience is very personal and intriguing a huge part of the time. The journey would be so much easier if someone acknowledged it. There is a tendency for babies to ruin your plan to catch some rest with loud shrieks. You are committed so you lull him to sleep only to lay him down on the bed and hear a loud shriek from the outside. Being a referee was not what you bargained for as a career but its inevitable because in this case its your kids doing the fighting. Then the realization that you left some work incomplete because you had to take the call informing you of the meeting in school. The food you are preparing was on the verge of burning. That’s just the beginning.
As a mother you’ll be surprised at how busy your schedule always is. This is why your quest to get yourself on track should be vigilant. You are giving a lot to others, so much so that you do not have time for yourself. That is why a nice little break will be in order. It would not be a bad idea to inform your kids and everyone else that you need your own space. You do not have to know how to dance to make a move so do it anyway. Listen to the music you like. The thing about people who always have something to say about your kitchen sink is that they could be of help if you ask nicely. What better way is there to spend a weekend with some of your friends. If you don’t have close friends the best you can do is make some. The point is optimize the help that you get .
You can benefit greatly by balancing your health and lifestyle even with so little time. Time management skills may come in handy. You have good to be in tip top health otherwise your responsibilities will overwhelm you. You may not have an hour to spend in the gym but with kettle bell exercises you could stay fit with half of the time. Exercise does not have to be a workout even simple things like running up and down the stairs and chasing your kids could prove useful. Maintain a balanced diet and include a lot of healthy fats. The secret to life is not to sweat the small stuff and its all small stuff. You should always feel in charge of how you raise your kids and apply only that which suits you from what everyone else teels you about parenting.