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25 Selfish Things Moms Should Do For Themselves

25 Selfish Things Moms Should Do For Themselves

Today’s parents have it easy, according to those who went before us. Modern conveniences like video baby monitors, iPads, double electric breast pumps, and toys that do just about everything for you are designed to make our lives easier. But we are also living in the age of the child-centered home, where so much of what we do is dictated by our children’s needs. So much so that mommy guilt prevents us from doing so many of the things we would want to do — acts that seem selfish when there are kids in the picture. “Shouldn’t you be spending quality time with your kids instead of going for a manicure?” a little voice in our heads screams. “Shouldn’t you be spending that money on an educational toy instead of a double latte?” it says. Read more