Has it been a while since youve had time to go to the spa? Does the idea of spending money on a massage or facial feel a little too indulgent with your familys current budget? The good news is you can create your own retreat at home. Take an afternoon or even an hour and transform your home, backyard, or a room into your own private get-away. Taking time for much-needed self-care is an important part of renewing your energy so you can be the best you can be, as a woman and a mother. Here are some simple suggestions for creating your own retreat at home:
One of the most difficult moments Ive experienced as a parent is watching my child go through the feeling of disappointment. Witnessing the long sad face, red eyes, and tear-stained cheeks are almost as challenging to go through as the pain of giving birth! My first reaction was always to be overwhelmingly protective (the mama lion is on the prowl!) and wanting to find the person responsible and make them pay.
In this age of video games, Internet , and TV, do you ever wonder how to encourage your child to be more creative? All children are creative and creativity can be expressed in many ways. Your child doesnt need to show signs of being the next Picasso, Beethoven, or Frank Lloyd Wright in order to be creative. How they build with blocks, solve jigsaw puzzles, or even how they dress their dolls are unique ways they express themselves. Here are 5 ways to nurture your childs creativity: