There is a reason why in an airplane, they tell mothers that in the event of an emergency, they should secure the oxygen mask over their own mouths first, and then assist their children. It might seem selfish, but if the mother is gasping for air, how in the world is she ever going to have the right mind to help her child? Not to beat a dead horse, but if we as moms are healthy and happy, we have a better chance of guiding our children and family in the same direction. So with that, the “Mommy Magic” here is to treat motherhood as a marathon, not a sprint. Take lots of water breaks along the way and take care of yourself!
What are some of the ways you find to take care of yourself and recharge your battery as a mom?