Happy Mum Tips in 20 Days: Day 18

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DON’T TAKE BEING ‘MUM’ TOO SERIOUSLY.

Now don’t get me wrong- being a mum is one of the most important jobs in the world!

What I’m referring to here is not to put so much pressure on yourself at always getting it right- that you forget to enjoy the ride!

No one is born an expert Mum- we all learn ‘on the job’. So it’s natural to assume that there will be many trial and errors along the way. The only thing that counts is that you love your kids with every fiber of your being and are doing your best for them.

Besides, being a perfect mum sounds a little boring- where’s the fun if you don’t stuff up and so have no opportunities to laugh at yourself?!

Take Care,

Nicole

Happy Mum Tips in 20 Days: Day 17

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GO FOR A WALK

Being a Mum can be exhausting, sometimes you feel like you don’t have a moment to even think- and you’re probably right! J

The importance of getting a break, time to reflect and recharge your mental battery is essential to any happy Mum.

A walk is a great way to achieve this; the sunshine, fresh air and exercise will all assist in the elevation of your happiness levels!

Have a Happy Day,

Nicole

Happy Mum Tips in 20 Days: Day 16

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HAVE A GIRLS NIGHT.

This tip quite conveniently works well with achieving tip 15- sharing the burden!

A girls night is a great opportunity to let your hair down, have some fun and get some serious debriefing going on! The best part is that it is mutually beneficial as your friends will no doubt have their own stuff that they will want to chat about with you as well.

Partners can be good at sharing your worries with, but sometimes it takes your girlfriends to really understand what you’re going through.

So make your girls night a regular event- they’re essential for every happy Mum!

Have a Happy Day,

Nicole

Happy Mum Tips in 20 Days: Day 15.

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SHARE THE BURDEN.

A happy mum has the confidence to know when she’s in over her head.

Women who become Mums do not get handed superhero abilities when their children are born and so it’s perfectly okay to need a little help at times when you feel you’re getting overwhelmed. No one is going to think any less of you as a person or a Mother.

The help can come in many different forms- grandma taking the kids for a few hours, your partner doing the grocery shopping on his way home from work, being giving the morning off from breakfast duties so that you can sleep in…

You may not feel that you need physical help, as you it may be a need for an ear and some empathy in your case. That’s where you’re friends come in- they’ll be great at letting you diffuse some tension and get things off your chest.

It is very true that a burden shared is halved.

Have a Happy Day,

Nicole