Health and Wellness

Parenting Now: Self-care benefits entire family

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As parents, self-care can feel like one more item on our never-ending to-do list. We can even beat ourselves up over it — or feel guilty when we do take time for ourselves.

But self-care shouldn’t be a cause of stress or worry. Rather, it should replenish your soul and make the challenges of parenting a little easier to handle.

Rethinking self-care

Advertising and social media have done a good job of “glamorizing” self-care, making us parents believe . . .