Life is changing, always. Never is this truer than during the month of September. For kids, it's back-to-school time, with all of the adjustments that brings. It's exciting and scary, all at the same time.
But what about for parents? Especially parents who have been all-out, full-time caregivers up until this point? The short answer is: life is about to change for you, too. If your beloved tot is starting preschool, you'll now have a significant window of free time that you did not have before. So, what will you do with it?
Hopefully, you'll be able to slow down a bit, and take some time for yourself. Because, let's face it, being responsible for the care of small kids from dawn until dusk is tremendously draining. It's wonderful, but exhausting.
So we hope you can use the time your preschool's schedule affords to recharge your personal batteries, and we don't just mean going grocery shopping without the kids (although that's nice, too).
Here twenty different ways to slow down and take time for yourself. Enjoy the precious hours!
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