The Oxford dictionary defines self-care as "the practice of taking an active role in protecting one’s own well-being and happiness, in particular during times of stress." Self-care is a hot topic right now, especially among mothers. What's interesting is that, while this definition is relevant across the multi-year journey that is motherhood, the actual practice of self-care takes on different meanings at different stages of motherhood.
This week, May 3 - 7, we recognize Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week. How timely, with Mother's Day being this Sunday, May 9th. While many mothers will celebrate this day with their loved ones, others will experience grief and pain.
An 8-week challenge can be overwhelming and sometimes scary. YOU GOT THIS MAMA! We are here for each other for motivation, tips/tricks and support. I put together a list of things that have personally helped me succeed at all things MOLO!
We're 15 days into 2021 - halfway through the first month of what we all hope is a year full of health and happiness. Despite the many uncertainties we continue to face, the turn of a new year is a wonderful opportunity to pause, reflect and envision a healthy and happy year ahead.