Self-care can sound like another chore. Seriously, who has time for a bubble bath? And is that really the best use of 20 free minutes, assuming we had them?
But as Haley Jena points out in this article for What To Expect, self-care isn’t selfish. It's what we need in order to keep going as parents. It's not optional.
In this episode, we discuss what definitely doesn’t work for us, what kind of does, and what we’re going to start (like reading actual books and not just our phones).
Here are links to some writing on the topic that we discuss in this episode:
Moira Lawler for Everyday Health: What Is Self-Care and Why Is It So Important To Your Health?
Forbes: Practicing Self-Care Is Important: 10 Easy Habits To Get You Started
Haley Jena for What To Expect: 19 Self-Care Ideas for Moms That Aren't Just 'Take a Shower'
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