As a busy mom, finding simple self-care activities and routines are important. Before you find yourself getting burnt out, try these simple self-care tips for busy moms!
Moms, I get you. I’m one of you. From sun up to sun down, our worlds revolve around everyone else. And while that’s 100% wonderful and amazing, it’s also 100% tiring, too. When’s the last time that you stopped and did something for yourself? Really pampered yourself and just allowed you to take care of you?
If you’re stopping to think about it right now…it’s been too long.
Now is the time to correct this problem moving forward so you don’t get burnt out. These simple self-care tips for busy moms just might be your saving grace.
Simple Self-Care Tips For Busy Moms
Trust me, these tips aren’t hard to do! You just have to do them to make them work for you!
Pick a day, any day
Stop putting yourself last. Pick a day that’s all about you and stick with it. Then don’t let ANYTHING stop you from celebrating you on that day. Go to the mall, get a manicure, sleep in if you want…the point isn’t really about what you do, it’s just that you’re doing something for you practice self-care, and take a bubble bath.
Tell everyone else “no”
Yep, you read that right. The reason that you’re stressed out beyond belief is that you always say “yes” to everyone but yourself. Guess what? Whatever day you choose will be your day of “no”. This doesn’t mean that you have to be rude about it, but it does mean that you have to stand firm this is important to remember.
Book something for yourself that you normally never would
Toss the budget out the window and book something awesome for yourself that you’ve been wanting to do. This can be anything, so have fun picking it out. Then, when the time comes to make it happen, don’t hold back!
Give yourself some quiet time during the day as well
Even though your day might be full of adventure and excitement, it’s just as important to make certain that you’re giving yourself some down time as well. Sit and read a book, drink a glass of water, or just do nothing at all. It’s always a good idea to sit in silence and just surround yourself with positive thoughts.
Talk yourself up – to yourself
Did you know that you can be your own loudest and proudest cheerleader? No one ever said that being a mom was easy, but just look at how great of a job you’re doing! Wake up and give yourself a compliment and continue to give those compliments throughout the day. Mental health is very important along with proper stress management, and care habits are vital for proper self-care.
Eat your dessert first
And honestly, as an adult, this should be a rule for each and every meal. Unfortunately, we have to be good examples for our kiddos so we can’t always do that…but on your day, you can! Forgo having to eat anything else but mounds and mounds of dessert.
Put your feet up and rest up for the next day
After you spend a whole day loving on yourself, it’s time to put up your feet and get them rested up to put back on your mom shoes. But keep in mind that these self-care tips aren’t just a one and done thing! You should be doing these for yourself at least once a month!
The next time you’re feeling stressed or needing a break, remember these simple self-care tips for moms. Not only are they easy and simple to do, but they are ones that you can do over and over again.
Remember, you are worth pampering! Give yourself a much-needed break and take some time just for you!