SRMAMAS — Self Care

5 Ways to Put Self-Care in your Daily Routine

Posted by Clarissa Yates on

5 Ways to Put Self-Care in your Daily Routine

Can you believe it's the end of January 2019 and we are on to February 2019! We hope you have had a solid start to your new year, and to all our Mums with school-age kids, kudos on getting them back to school in one piece! I will have that to look forward to in a few more years. Back in January, I sent out an email asking you, yes you what you would like to hear more of in 2019. Many, many, many of you responded with the same few things: Self care tips                                  How to incorporate self-care...

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Our Top Three Mama Friendly Self Care Tips

Posted by Liz Barber on

Our Top Three Mama Friendly Self Care Tips

As two mums facing the daily (and often nightly) struggle of finding time for us amongst the craziness that is motherhood, we totally understand its difficulties that also come hand-in-hand with its benefits. I personally find parenting so contradictory. There is so many do's and don'ts that are supposed to help you, but often causes more stress in your every day life. And at the end of that tiring day, knowing so well that you may not get that full nights rest you need, you come to the crossroads. Do I stay up that little bit longer and take twenty...

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Why Care About Self Care

Posted by Clarissa Yates on

Why Care About Self Care
Have you ever heard the saying, “You can’t pour from an empty cup”? And yet as Mums, we are constantly pouring from empty cups. Pouring out love for our children 24/7, cleaning the house 24/7, holding our children to sleep 24/7, understanding our emotional toddlers 24/7, running around doing house errands, preparing lunch-boxes, remembering birthdays, planning birthdays, going to school meets, dropping our kids off to their after school activities. And for most of us, this goes alongside working a part-time and full-time job.

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Understanding Postnatal Depression

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Understanding Postnatal Depression

Postnatal Depression Causes PND can be caused by several internal and external factors. It can start from yourself, your family, your friends, and even non-material things. Women with a history of any kind of depression have higher risks of experiencing it. Having relatives or ancestors who has postnatal depression records is another risk. PND is commonly caused by birth-related triggers such as the following: premature birth of the baby other baby health problems physical problems with the baby you were not expecting a child at all   PND isn’t triggered just by giving birth, and it can be triggered by...

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