How do you relax?

How do you relax?

The stress! Oh the stress! So much to do, so much to worry about! Through all of this you need to remember to take care of you. If you are not healthy and happy, this negatively impacts your ability to care for your child. What do you do to give yourself a little break? This was recently asked in an online special needs forum and the answers were great! I loved hearing the ideas that people had. Here are a few that I can share. A pedicure – apparently I am the crazy one, I don’t like people touching my feet and messing with them! Not to mention, I fancy myself a runner and I need those callouses where they are! Regardless if I like them or not, they are very popular… So grab yourself an hour and some pretty toes! Moms and dads! A manicure – need some pretty nails to match your new pretty toes? A massage – oooo-k, now we are talking. Now THIS sounds like a good idea! You don’t have to go to an expensive spa, we know that we don’t really have time for that. However, there are a lot of massage therapists set up to work out of their homes as well as massage schools, these places tend to be a bit less expensive. Ask around for a recommendation. Okay okay, having special needs family members is pricey, I get it (believe me) so let’s talk free. (Though, if you can occasionally take a break and can afford it, think about a massage… I will be…) A bubble bath – Quiet time...