You matter. Of course you do. But somewhere in the course of parenting, self-care for moms and dads (especially moms) is often forgotten.
Here's the deal: You are the foundation of your family. If the foundation is not sturdy, how will you support your family's needs?
Many of us feel overwhelmed with our to-do lists: taking care of children; household chores; feeding the family; work demands; paying bills; taking care of the car or the yard or the family pet.
Facing all these daily pressures, it's easy to ignore our own needs. But if we don't take care of ourselves, eventually we can't take good care of our children, either. There are ways to work self-care into our busy days.
Wanna read how? Join me over at Wishing Well, the blog of Monroe Carell Jr. Childrens's Hospital at Vanderbilt today where I share some ways that have helped me take care of me while taking care of my family.