As Mommies, we have very little time to ourselves. I know there are lots of days where my little guy follows me around the house because he "wants to be in the same room as me." That is sweet, but I don't appreciate it when that following me around includes the bathroom. ...more
I am terrified of the day my daughter will quit taking a nap. I literally fear the day. I don't know what I'll do. Each day at nap time I prioritize what I want (and need) to get done and enjoy a few peaceful minutes to myself. I bask in the quiet solitude. I savor the time I have without anyone calling my name or tugging on my shirt. I marvel at how quickly I can accomplish things uninterrupted. I try to take care of myself. I recharge. And I absolutely fear the day it ends. Every single time she misses a nap, I wonder if that's it. ...more
Hi all! I was just curious as to what you do for your "Mom Time" relaxation and fun? I am looking for some great new ideas. So far, I go to yoga and love every minute of it. But, I love trying new things! Share your story here! =)...more
I finally got back into Yoga again. Let me tell you, what a relief it is to have that hour a few times a week to de-stress.I used to go quite often, but after having a baby and adjusting to that; it kind of got put to the side for a good year or so....more
It can be easy for women (and parents of both genders) to put taking care of themselves last on the priority list. With so many other responsibilities- work, kids, spouse, family, cooking, housekeeping, PTA, and more, it’s no wonder that our own needs get pushed to the very end.
My blog addiction is getting way out of hand. I'm on my lap constantly,
either writing a post, catching up on friends' blogs, or moderating
comments. Blogging is my drug of choice. "Hi, I'm Jaci, and I'm a compulsive blogger...."