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Me time: Moms with cool hobbies

Tiernan McKay is a freelance writer based in Denver, Colorado. Her writing has appeared in magazines such as Alive!, Occupational Health and Safety, Restaurants and Institutions, Tampa Bay and Arizona Woman. Right now, she is either ridi...

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Every mom needs a little “me time” but these moms take their hobbies to the extreme. You may be surprised -- and perhaps inspired -- by some of the unique, super cool hobbies that these moms enjoy.

Yoga

Tiernan McKay is a writer for SheKnows and a mom of three who enjoys standing on her head.

"How often do we, as moms, get a chance to just focus on breathing for an hour? Not often enough. That's why I love yoga. Sure, it's fun to challenge myself with new poses and more advanced expressions, but being able to really focus on my breath is a gift. Sweating for an hour or a ninety-minute class rejuvenates me while strengthening my mind and body. While I walk out of class physically spent, I am usually emotionally and mentally recharged. I use yoga techniques in my daily life as well. When my kids throw me a curveball, I focus on my breath before reacting."

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