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  • #8500

    Being a SAHM I always feel guilty taking time for myself. I feel like being home is my job and I need to be on 24-7….what do you do for yourself?

  • #8553

    I workout before everyone wakes up every single day. It is the best me-time.

  • #11071

    I have one day a week where my son goes to bed very early (we skip his nap that day) and I use that time to either do my nails, catch up on my favorite show or get a workout in. Don’t be afraid to ask for help. I’m sure a parent, spouse, sibling, friend, or babysitter would be willing to give you some time to get out by yourself. If you’re unsure, why not start with small increments (like a one hour yoga class) and work your way up to dinner and a movie, or even a weekend getaway. Maybe make it a traditional that when you go out, you bring the kids home a little trinket. That way they may even look forward to you getting out of the house sometimes!

  • #11128

    i just drink some coffee and cut some coupons

  • #11132

    i go for long walk’s and explore nature. i also listen to music and journal for my me time. I also love to take pictures for my me time.

  • #11145

    I work out, I usually do an hour on the elliptical and 3 x a week I will do light weights, it gives me a sense of accomplishment and I am able to handle the day so much better.

  • #11239

    I spend the time when my children are sleeping to do whatever I want. I usually just watch some TV or read a book.

  • #11420

    I have 3 kids so I don’t have much “me” time but once in a blue moon I like to go get pampered at the spa and have a pedicure and get my nails done,

  • #12031

    I just recently started back working 4 days a week however my hours are short. (3 days are 4 hour shifts and 1 day is 8 hour shift) I consider that some of “me time” however, I take nice warm baths here and there to help relax and have a little break. I don’t spend no more than 30 mins taking a bath and using a bath bomb or whatever I would like. I don’t really spend money on myself so a bath is nice.

  • #12595

    Usually, I read books or go into sport like running.

  • #12644

    I enjoy just watching TV or to go for a walk somewhere. It’s the best rest for me.

  • #13044

    My guilty pleasure is online slot machines, lol, I can’t help it, I just love them!!!! At least mine are free!! 😃

  • #13095

    I usually try to get me time and when I do I turn on the radio and lay on the bed and try to relax before it starts all over again

  • #13450

    I sleep, Take a long bubble bath, work on my blog, work out go for walks when hubby is home to watch the kids

  • #14607

    Take a pamper evening and try to relieve some of the stress from the day. This doesn’t happen very often but when it does it provides a therapeutic experience.

  • #14716

    I take my son to my moms where I can focus on my online classes. Its not relaxing me time, but it always makes me miss him.

  • #15035

    I try to meditate every chance I get and my oldest son is trying to get me to try YOGA because I have progressive RA and a bad,COPD,Im on Oxygen at night and as neede and I have to have surgery this Monday,he worries about me,he said that YOGA and Meditation is helping him and hie fiance so im going to give it a try,I cant get in the floor or nothing but he said their is chair YOGA and others YOGA I can try,does anyone out their havr any suggestions for me because I dont know what to do.Thanks Kim Houston

  • #15255

    I know it sounds like it not for me since when I blog I get things for the family and test out products enter sweeps and such but that truly is what I do for my down time. I meet great people who have the same freebie hunting hobby. I also take photos and go on photography walks with a photogroup i am part of and I mentor other parents because giving back is my way of saying I’m not alone and I found calling in helping others. I also like to write and get crafty

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