Overcome the Excuses to Self-Care

 

Self-care is something that I know many of us moms struggle with.

It’s hard to hang up our cape and not be the hero that we so want everyone to believe we are.

We’ve even convinced ourselves that the world will fall apart if we aren’t there.
 
If we don’t have dinner on the table.

If the floor isn’t mopped.

If we don’t get that last load of laundry out of the dryer.

As if all of these things we should be doing won’t continue to be on our to-do list tomorrow!
 
What would happen if you said, “ya know…I’m going to just head out and go for a walk. These dishes can wait until tomorrow” or
 
“Kids, mom will be back” (as long as they are legally able to be alone…you may have some cleaning to do upon your return) or
 
“Hon, I’ll be outside for a few minutes, chatting to an old friend. Hold down the fort, will you?”
 
As moms, we have accepted our own...
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Can't find time in your busy life for self-care?

 

Lots has been happening behind the scenes here. School started last week. For those of you new to my blog, let me catch you up on my family.

Our oldest is out of the house, second daughter is 16 but completed a program that allowed her to graduate. She’s enrolled in college classes. Twins are 14 (as of this past Friday), our 10 year old, and our youngest, who’s 6.
 
The youngest four are doing school remotely this year, in a new district since we are in transition of moving to a town 100 miles away.
 
Anyways, school started this past week. We are one week into it and I haven’t killed anyone yet!
 
Came close, but I came to my senses before any major damage was done.
Seriously, talk about stress! On top of that, I am helping my father-in-law develop and run an on-line course for his business (the one my husband works in too) and of course I’m continuing to see clients and grow my business.
 
Cra-cra! But through it all, I am fighting to...
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