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Are you struggling with loneliness? Many mamas dream of being at home with their little ones – but the day-to-day reality of being home with small children can feel isolating. In today's episode I cover how to overcome loneliness – and enjoy being with you kids!
Topics I Cover in This Podcast:
- What “take care of yourself first” really means (plus why it's critical!)
- Tips for creating a routine that keeps you and the littles happy and healthy
- Use this key to get the day going right from the start
- Why you need to get outside (and how to make it happen no matter where you live)
- What to look for in a local mom's group
- Why I want you to look (pretty) local for support first
- How to find online groups that really help
- Why exploring with your child will help you both thrive
- Balancing a hobby will help you be a better mama – here's how and why!
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Hi Kristen, Thanks for this topic! Just going through these feelings right now as I nurse my 10 day old twins pretty much around the clock to establish an awesome milk supply. My family is around, but it’s hard b/c they are very noisy and they come in the room and then the twins get all wound up, but the alternative of being left alone quietly is not always so appealing either. What was the name of that author you mentioned that you save her books for when you’re going through this trying stage? Thanks!
Hi Cassie! It can be such a trying time and I imagine even more trying with sweet twins to juggle <3 I really love reading Julie Klassen’s books (here’s her Amazon page: http://amzn.to/2rUQZho). Well-researched historical fiction and they have that nice “take you away” quality. You can often find them on audiobook at the library, too 🙂