#83: Why Routines and Rituals Matter to Your Child



Parenting in the First 3 Years Podcast


#83: Simple Ways to Create Mental Space Daily


As a mom, the days often feel like a whirlwind of responsibilities and cherished moments with our little ones. However, amidst the chaos, we must carve out moments for ourselves, nurturing our well-being and finding balance in the daily grind.

In this episode, we take a journey through the day, looking at ways for moms to boost their energy and peace of mind through attentive morning and evening routines. Join us as we delve into the complexities of starting the day with enthusiasm and ending it with calm.

Topics Discussed:
  • The mental load of parenting
  • Morning routine for mental space
  • Evening routine for relaxation
  • Prioritizing self-care
  • Seeking support

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