I have written before about my desire to achieve balance in life. My goal for the year is to develop a system that allows me to get the to-do list done, or at least have me feeling less stress when I don’t cross everything off the list at the end of the day.
Moms are stressed — we have a lot on our plates and if you are anything like me, feeling like we have to do it all is high on our list. It’s no wonder that we get stressed out, right? I watched a clip on The Today Show where a “parenting expert” gave advice on how we as mothers can reduce our stress. It included the typical advice to exercise, get a stress ball and deep breathing and as I watched I couldn’t help but think the whole thing was just blowing smoke up our butts. How many times have you heard the same advice? The textbook answers to take a breath, do it all as a family and just keep your head up? As a busy working mom to three young kids I need something more — some actual advice.
Click through to read what parents really need to help reduce stress:
:: Do you have any practical tips on how you reduce your stress levels? ::
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