mom’s survival toolkit

We’ve all heard the instructions to put our oxygen masks on first in case of an inflight emergency. That same philosophy can hold true in many aspects of life. As we head into the new school year, why not put together a self-care plan before the inevitable bad day even rears its ugly head? Not only will it help you in the short term, but you will also be setting an example for your children for years to come.

Make a Checklist of Friends who “Get It”

Take 10 (minutes)
  • Have a cup of tea
  • Read 10 Pages of a Book
  • Stare into Space
  • Get Fresh Air
  • Apply a Face Mask
  • Meditate
  • Blast Music
  • Cat Nap
  • Take a Shower
  • Paint your Nails

Write it Down
What are you ...
  • Grateful For?
  • Worried About?
  • Avoiding?
  • Needing?
  • Happy About?
  • Changing?

Get Physical
  • Walk
  • Dance
  • Stretch
  • Jump
  • Punch (the air)
  • Run

Book a ...
  • Massage
  • Doctor's Vist
  • Counseling
  • Dinner Reservation
  • Cleaning Person
  • Weekend Away