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  • Writer's pictureElisha LightAngel

5 Simple Self-Care Tips for Busy Moms

Updated: May 5

Photo by Sandy Millar on Unsplash, edited by Elisha LightAngel

Moms are constantly pulled a million different directions, finding themselves far too busy to get done what they need to get done, let alone worrying about self-care. I know the struggle as I spent 6 years as a single mom. I was always tired, strung out, and on the edge of exploding any minute.

The busier we moms find ourselves taking care of our families, the less we find ourselves taking care of ourselves. Who has time for self-care when your being depended upon by these adorable little beings. It gets really challenging, but it's not impossible.

It’s only natural to put your kids first, but neglecting yourself completely leave you ragged. Believe it or not, one of the best gifts you can give your children is the gift of you taking care of yourself. It will help you be more energized so you can engage more fully with your children. This means you can accomplish more in your daily life as well. Taking care of yourself will leave you feeling happier and more peaceful. Kids love it when Mom is happy.

Everything starts with small baby steps. So here are a few baby step suggestions you can implement into your busy mom life.

1) Get in Activity Daily