Being a mum is a 24/7 job and there’s no escaping it.
While we don’t want to escape motherhood, it would be nice to get a break every now and then, right?
Well, psychologists are now suggesting that mums should take small ‘mum-cations’, with other mums or by themselves, to help improve their family relationships in the long run.
Not only does the ‘me time’ improve a mother’s wellbeing, but it also helps to teach your kids about life balance and the importance of having your own independence.
Psychology professor Dr. Nava Silton revealed that “it’s very important for kids to see that balance that ideally needs to be achieved in a family situation.”
Of course, that doesn’t just mean packing your bag and disappearing for a week! But planning a few weekends or a week away throughout the year can help more than you know!
Time alone helps us appreciate what we have more, become more patient and is like a soft reset for when times are getting tough, improving our mental, physical, and emotional health.
Are you overdue for some solo time? Get planning!