What do you do on a regular basis to take care of yourself? First, I know what you're thinking, but I'm being serious. Taking care of ourselves makes us better able to care for our kids and juggle our responsibilities. And unless we make time for it, tending to our own needs usually falls by the wayside.
So what can you do today to take better care of yourself? Start by reading 30 Ways to Take Care of Yourself as a Single Parent for some quick and easy ideas.
And remember, taking care of yourself doesn't have to take a lot of time. Making even a small effort can make a huge difference in your emotional state, your energy level, and your ability to copy with stress. So don't wait for a day off or even a full hour to yourself. Start small and let your "Mama-Care" (or "Daddy-Care") plan grow from there!
Your Turn: Do you already make a conscious effort to take care of your own needs? Leave a comment below to share your favorite self-care strategies with our readers.
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