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Feeling Worn Down? Commit to Your Own Self-Care

By April 6, 2014

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Do you remember when you were pregnant and everyone told you to get more rest, eat well, and take care of yourself? Prenatal care is essential to a baby's health, but a mom's need to take care of herself doesn't stop when the baby is born.

A single mom considers how to take care own her own needs.

As parents -- moms and dads, alike -- we need to recognize that taking care of ourselves is part of taking care of our kids. That means making sure that we're getting enough rest, exercising regularly, eating nutritious meals, and incorporating some mental "down time" into every day.

Best of all, being intentional about taking care of yourself doesn't have to require a lot of time. Start by incorporating just one or two self-care practices into your regular routine. For a list of ideas, read Avoid Single Parent Burnout: 30 Self-Care Strategies for Single Parents.

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