Being A Better You

Caregiver Stress: 5 Methods To Take Care of Yourself

Caregiver Stress: 5 Methods To Take Care of Yourself

Being a caregiver to an elderly parent, child, or disabled person can come with quite a bit of stress. While wanting to help and make our loved ones' everyday life a bit easier, sometimes it seems impossible to continue. This is especially true if caregiving is mentally exhausting. To be able to take care of someone else, you need to take care of your own health as well. As a caregiver, you have another person depending on you. You need to make sure your well-being comes first to be able to take good care of the others. Caregiver Stress: 5…
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4 Simple Ways of Looking after Yourself as a Parent

4 Simple Ways of Looking after Yourself as a Parent

. When you’re a parent, you will put a lot of your time and effort into providing everything that your children need. You will want to ensure that they have the best education, guarantee that they remain fit and healthy, and set them up for a great future. You could even consider how to ensure that you will be able to support them financially until a lot later in their adult life. However, while all these considerations are certainly important, you do need to think about looking after yourself as a parent as well.  4 Simple Ways of Looking after Yourself…
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Taking Time for Yourself as a Mom

Taking Time for Yourself as a Mom

Taking time for yourself as a mom can feel like a sin, but it's a necessity for every mom from time to time. With caregiver fatigue at an all-time high, women everywhere are exhausted, stressed, and busy more than ever! So what sort of personal time do you need? Do you need alone time? Do you need to rest? Or maybe you need to do something you enjoy. Whatever your need is, there is always a way to practice self-care in your life.  Taking Time for Yourself as a Mom Check out these essential but straightforward ways of taking time…
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Ways to Help your Kids Mentally Do Better in Life

Ways to Help your Kids Mentally Do Better in Life

Being a parent can be rough, and sometimes, it’s also hard on your child. But, there are ways to help you and your child do better mentally in life, and here, we’ll discuss how to achieve that with your kids, and how you can effectively improve not just your relationship with them, but pave the path to success with them too. Get help If you feel like you’re struggling with relating to your child, there are ways you can improve this, and help you can get.  Relationship advice isn’t just for spouses, but also for parents to help them connect…
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5 Ways to Make the Most of Me-Time

5 Ways to Make the Most of Me-Time

5 Ways to Make the Most of Me-Time Being a mom can make personal time really hard to find on some days, so when you do find some time to yourself, you definitely want to make the most of it. This can be a little easier said than done since responsibilities can clutter your mind and make it hard to prioritize really making a nice experience for yourself. To make sure you make the most of your next me-time experience, here are five great tips to look into! Plan Ahead No matter what me-time entails for you, the most important…
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5 Ways Your Healthy Marriage Impacts your Children

5 Ways Your Healthy Marriage Impacts your Children

5 Ways Your Healthy Marriage Impacts your Children How you and your spouse treat one another and the time and effort you put on your marriage will impact how your child treats their future partner. It can also affect their mental health, educational, and career prospects. No pressure! That's why it's so important to make sure you are doing everything possible to strengthen your marriage against life's unexpected challenges. This is why counseling is a great option for many people. Taking an online marriage course can do wonders for fortifying your relationship. By taking a marriage course you will learn…
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Top 5 Activities Moms Can Do For Self-Care

Top 5 Activities Moms Can Do For Self-Care

Top 5 Activities Moms Can Do For Self-Care They say parenting is the hardest job in the world, and with good reason. While a typical job may have you working the occasional 10-hour day, parenting takes 24 hours a day. There are no breaks, no bonuses, no vacations, and not a paycheck to be had. For moms, who tend to tackle the bulk of the parenting duties, the workload can prove particularly trying. This making many mothers feel drained even on otherwise peaceful days with their kids. The good news? Parenting doesn’t have to be such a slog, especially if…
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The Importance of Father’s in their Children’s Lives

The Importance of Father’s in their Children’s Lives

The Importance of Father's in their Children's Lives I never really understand the difference a father makes in a child's life until I watched my husband with our oldest. Fathers play a huge role in a child's development and life. They offer such a unique take on parenting, one that moms just can't replicate. When my husband and I first wed, we both came in with a child. His oldest was 5 at the time and mine was 16 months. I watched the amazing bond he had with his daughter. It was amazing to watch them play and interact, and…
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Tips for Balancing Life as a Stay at Home Mom & Freelancer

Tips for Balancing Life as a Stay at Home Mom & Freelancer

Balancing Life as a Stay at Home Mom and a Freelancer Being a stay-at-home mom is rewarding in so many ways. Nevertheless, the role can be quite mentally and emotionally taxing. Especially if you’re an independent woman who is accustomed to having a career and making her own money! But balancing life as a stay at home mom and a freelancer can be tough! Working from home is a win-win situations for many parents. You get the joy of raising your children during those important first years. Plus, you get to not only bring in income, but have back a…
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When Mom’s not in the Picture: Literally, not in any photos!

When Mom’s not in the Picture: Literally, not in any photos!

I’ve always been the one to take photos.  Being behind the camera is where I feel most comfortable and I absolutely loved photography.  I often find myself very uncomfortable in front of a camera.  So as no surprise, I am often not in any photographs.  This is the case for so many moms, not in the family photos. I recently realized that there aren’t many photos of my mom, her mom, or even my Dad’s Mom.   Photo’s I would love to look back on but can’t simply because they do not exist.  Though I have memories, it’s not quite the…
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