self care

‘I have a secret. Every Friday for the past year and a half, I ditch my kids in a safe space and spend the day doing nothing but things that fill my cup.’: Woman urges ‘stop shaming moms for needing a break’

“Being a mom is exhausting. By the end of every day, I’m overworked, overtouched, and overwhelmed. I love my kids more than anything, but in order to give them a mom who isn’t yelling loud enough for the neighborhood to hear, I ditch them. Like, totally bail.” 

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