Find out why Fern says it is OK to feel sorry for yourself, but learn what boundaries you need to have in place so that you do not make yourself feel worse than needed.
Read Lindsey’s Article for 101 ideas on how you can take a few moments to take better care of yourself
Me Time can feel selfish, and yet it is so needed! Find out how Karissa overcomes anxiety to get out of the house and take that personal time
Compassion fatigue. This phrase immediately caught my attention because in two words it uncovered one of the most difficult aspects of parenting. Read more about compassion fatigue & how you can avoid it here…
As a parent, much of our work goes unnoticed by the outside world; & sometimes we forget how powerful it can be to receive some external validation. Watch Shari’s video for more insight on this topic…
Find out what therapist Genevieve recommends in order to help yourself get through difficult parenting moments
There are plenty of days where we are convinced that we are failing as parents, & how many times have we sworn that this week is the week that we’re going to get everyone on a great, new schedule? But despite it all, you are probably doing better than you think 🙂 Read Shari’s take on the subject here…
Read Fern’s article to find out why it’s so important to take care of yourself, and why you need to sometimes even put your own needs before anyone elses’
Read Kosta’s article for 5 great tips on how to make more time for yourself
Print out this free printable & hang it on your fridge as a regular reminder of how to best help yourself (or others in your family).
CHUNKY KNIT BLANKET
Nothing says “self care” quite like snuggling up with a cozy blanket, a hot cup of coffee, & a good book. We love those cozy, chunky knit blankets!
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Featured Contributor: Fern Weis
Fern Weis is a Parent Coach and Family Recovery Coach. She helps parents of tweens, teens, and young adults who are going through difficult situations – from homework battles to addiction recovery – and all points in between. Fern works with parents to nurture the parent-child relationship, improve communication, and set firm and loving boundaries. Parents learn to confidently prepare their children to reach their potential and be successful through life’s challenges. Fern is regularly interviewed on Change Your Attitude…Change Your Life (WOR710 NYC), and is a contributor to Huffington Post and Ridgewood Moms.
Featured Contributor: Lindsey Cover
Lindsey Cover is a work-at-home wife and mom of two young boys, Jadon and Owen. She blogs about affordable healthy living, money-saving methods, simple recipes, and more at SimpleSaverWife.com