I know as moms we often come last. Ok, in reality, we ALWAYS come last. But it is so important to take time for you! Taking time for you and putting parts of yourself first make you a better mom!
This is going to look different for everyone, so come up with a few priorities.
Health, for our family, is a non-negotiable. If you aren’t taking care of your health it will make all the other parts of yourself difficult to manage. Our family has always been healthy, but in the past 2.5 years we have taken steps to take our healthy living to the next level. By fueling our bodies with nutrient dense shakes, phytonutrient greens and fruits, and adaptogens to help our bodies manage stress – combined with a vitamin and mineral rich system to help our body rid itself of toxins. This has truly changed our health in so many ways. We have access to convenient meals, snacks, and drinks on the go. Fueling our bodies better has helped us to have the energy to truly enjoy every moment of life as a mom (both the good and bad). We are so passionate about helping moms in all stages of motherhood fuel their bodies better and gain energy so they can feel their best and be the best version of themselves for their family!
Once you have your health in order you will find that you have the mental clarity to prioritize other parts of your life that need extra attention.
If connection is important to you, make play dates, mom’s nights, and date night a priority in your schedule.
If you value exercise, find the right place that you can combine your love of fitness with your family and childcare needs. I have loved being a part of Fit4Mom the past 3 years because I can get exercise, connections, and fun for my kids all in one place!
If clothing, make-up, and appearance are your thing, take time every day to get yourself ready. That confidence will fill your cup and provide you with extra gusto to tackle whatever the day will bring.
If you love to cook, find new recipes to try or come up with a system to keep your kids occupied during your cooking time so you can enjoy it.
There are so many ways to make yourself a priority and even have fun involving your kids in your passions. Write out a list of things that are important to you and come up with a plan to fit them into your day!
Here is a fun way to relax and detox your skin while you make your list!
DIY Detox face mask. .
I like to do this mask on my intermittent fasting days because it helps remove impurities from the skin similar to my cleanse helping my body rid itself of impurities 🥂!
Cleanse and exfoliate skin first. Mix equal parts clay and acv in a glass bowl with a wooden or plastic spoon. Apply evenly to face with a facial mask brush. Let sit 10-15 minutes or until Mask gardens completely. Run a washcloth under warm or hot water, ring out, then remove mask. Your skin will be red for a bit after, but it goes away soon. Finish off with your regular toner and moisturizer.
Let me know if you try it!