What Self-Care Is and Isn't: A Guide for Mothers
In a world where self-care is often misconstrued as indulgence or self-centeredness, it's crucial to recognize the unique challenges that mothers face when it comes to prioritizing their well-being. Self-care is not simply about getting your nails done; it encompasses a comprehensive approach to nurturing physical, mental, and emotional health. In this blog post, we will delve into the profound impact of true self-care, specifically addressing the difficulties and importance of self-care for mothers. By dispelling misconceptions and offering practical strategies, we will empower mothers to embrace self-care as an essential tool for their own well-being and the well-being of their families. Join us as we explore the authentic essence of self-care and embark on a transformative journey of self-renewal, tailored especially for mothers.
Self-Care for Mothers: Your Motherhood Guide
We hear this term a lot these days. It is bounded around as a reminder to look after ourselves, to not let us take on too much, to take time out to nurture our needs. I am totally brought into the importance of this, especially as a mom. However, as a mom I find it difficult to commit to this choice and way of looking out for my own well-being. There is always something that we think is more important, which seems ridiculous as what could be more important than looking after yourself!
It is definitely old-school practice. Our parents did it, their parents did it to them. It was* considered one of the "top" parenting styles, in order to bring up disciplined and respectful children.
Nothing could have prepared us for the massive impact we would see nowadays on adults who have been spanked when children. No one could have foreseen the trauma it caused and the shame, the sadness and the disgrace it brought along.
*I say "was" because I prefer to hope that this practice belongs to the past. It horrifies me to think that some cultures or sub-cultures still believe in this practice.
Setting Boundaries with Children - A Coach Explains
Boundaries: many parents struggle with this. You are not alone and you are completely normal! Learning how to set healthy boundaries with your children is not only beneficial for you, it teaches invaluable lessons to your child. This way, they will learn how to appropriately set boundaries and foster healthy, respectful and loving relationships with others.
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