I don’t care if your a stay at home mom or a working mom, when it comes to having some “me” time, it’s damn near impossible sometimes. Between work (whether it’s inside or outside the home), cooking, cleaning, bathing, entertaining and all the other minor tasks that every mom faces throughout the day, finding that little window of time to just gather your thoughts and regain your sanity is hard to do. But it has to be done ladies! We need that time, no matter how large or small that window may be, we need to seize it! A little “me” time goes a long way.
I can’t remember the last time I really did something for me. Yes, I went out a couple weeks back for a few drinks with friends and yes, I went out for lunch with a girlfriend earlier in the week, but I’m talking about taking a few moments alone and doing a little something just for me. By the end of last week, I was simply at my breaking point. I had been so stressed out from work (although I tried to not let my family see how stressed I was), my daughter starting camp for the first time and our well overdue visitor finally leaving and having to clean up after the disaster left behind, I just about had it! My back was tense and I was snapping at people for no reason (SO NOT LIKE ME). I needed a TIME OUT! Continue reading