I believe that a mommy’s inattention to self-care can hamper the quality of her parent-child and wife-husband relationship. A few years ago I wrote a fun little book called “Mommy Confidence” to empower all moms who are going through what I went through shortly after having kids. Back then there weren’t many blogs, so I had to journal on my computer. Then I eventually turned my work into a few books! My vlog started about 5 years ago and today I still find social media not only a great platform to market my business but a wonderful place to bond and connect with like-minded parents, moms and professionals.
Back to mommy confidence now! I really believe that when times get difficult, whether due to economic or unfortunate circumstances moms need to accept and find peace in their lives. There is always time for change. Children learn invaluable lessons when they see their mother toughing it out and still being a cheerleader of life. Children inherit maternal strength and confidence. Taking time off is essential for good mothering. No one really ever plans on being a martyr-mom. When I fall into that role my kids will eventually see me burn out and witness my unravel. Taking time off from chores, work and family can be very ‘mommy enhancing.’ A happy woman makes a happy mom.
Mommies do a great job managing their families and children and I encourage moms not give up hobbies and activities that invigorate them. I see mommies waiting to pursue their dreams until their children are much older, but then it’s too late. I believes moms should pursue their dreams now—it is never too late to be your children’s best role model by showing them how you take care of yourself and actively seek optimal well being. What do you do to reclaim balance, motivation and your inner diva? It’s a fine balancing act, or better yet a list of prioritizing your days… but I have faith that moms can do it. Share, we want to know what you do to keep that mommy self-esteem pumping?