searching for your "me" time?

Castagnoli, Francesca
September 2008
Baby Talk;Sep2008, Vol. 73 Issue 7, p38
The article presents tips on how mothers can spend a little moment with themselves in the U.S. Health psychologist Kathleen Kendall-Tackett states that mothers should have at least 15-20 minutes a day for themselves to decompress, especially between afternoon and evening. The tips for spending "me" time includes stake claim to "me" time by scheduling it on the calendar. It is also important for mothers to trust that they could get their "me" time.


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