Parenting has always been a tricky subject for me because I see it as such a delicate balance of respecting my little person’s personhood and having enough discipline to teach her how to navigate the world. These five books are some of the best for helping me find that balance.
Self-care is a major part of health care. They are so enmeshed that it’s difficult to separate them but as busy parents, we still remember to go to our physicals and get our teeth cleaned. While these big checkups are important, the little decisions we make every day have a bigger impact on our health than our dentists tut-tutting us about our flossing habit every six months.
It’s so hard to take care of ourselves when we have our jobs, our kids, and our households to take care of, too.
When we’re so busy, how could we possibly add self-care to the list of everything we need to accomplish?