Dear Mom Friend,
Wellness and Motherhood, what a loaded topic. With the presence of social media, we get a perspective into the lives of many other moms. There are mommy blogs, facebook groups, and influencers. How do all these moms get all the things done during the day? How am I supposed to fit exercise, cooking and cleaning into my day? How do I not compare myself to the moms on instagram, as well as the moms at the bus stop? And how can I think of wellness for myself when there are so many people depending on me?
I sincerely believe that wellness is vital to motherhood. By making space for wellness, we care for ourselves and therefore take better care of those around us. You’re asking yourself, how do I start? You’ve got 3 kids under 5 at home and a partner working long hours. Or, you manage daycare pickup and drop-off each day, just barely touching down when you land at home for the rush of dinner and bedtime.
These are big questions without straightforward answers. One answer, however, is changing the way you think about and perceive wellness.
Here are mindset shifts to help bring your mind and body closer to wellness: