me time

  1. Living

    Everyday inspiration: Consume a story

    When was the last time you got lost in a good book? Head to the library, the bookstore or even your couch and treat yourself to an...
  2. Tips & Advice

    3 Simple tips to being the best mom, partner and self

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    Moms everywhere know how easy it is to get overwhelmed with our daily tasks. It is challenging to take care of ourselves while...
  3. Skin Care

    Bloggers take a break with Lindt chocolate

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    How often do you do something just for you? Five bloggers tell us their favorite ways to get a little "me time."
  4. Skincare

    Tricks to scoring alone time in a busy household

    If you're a mom with young children, it may seem impossible to score some much-needed alone time. Good news: We know how to get away...
  5. Skincare

    Our favorite 30-seconds-of-me-time snacks

    The next time you need to take a time-out and enjoy a quick moment that's all about you, treat yourself to one of these quick and...
  6. Skincare

    Mommy's day out guide

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    Every busy mom deserves some time to do nothing more than pamper herself. Give yourself the go-ahead for some well-deserved mommy...
  7. Baby

    How to get your groove back after having a baby

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    During pregnancy you prepare by researching and buying gadgets and gizmos that sound fantastic for your baby’s development....
  8. Tips & Advice

    Embrace the art of “bad” mothering

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    In the age of Scary Mommy, where women are owning up to ignoring the five-second rule, sobbing in the shower about their lives and...
  9. Tips & Advice

    Give yourself more time

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    Your day starts in a rush and continues on pretty much at the same pace until the end of the day. Finally, you collapse on your bed...
  10. Tips & Advice

    Selfish mom 101: Why all moms should enroll

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    So what if you don’t enjoy sitting on the sidelines of your child’s soccer game. Who cares if it’s not your bag to...
  11. Tips & Advice

    Is it possible to spend too much time with your kids?

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    Spending quality time with your kids is one of the joys of parenting but when you’re with your kids all the time, it may be...
  12. Tips & Advice

    When girlfriends are bad for you

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    Every mom needs a friend to confide in, but if yours leaves you feeling down when you actually needed a lift, it may be time to...
  13. Tips & Advice

    Practicing Gratitude: A healthy reminder

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    Sometimes it takes hearing another woman's story of survival to help you see that in many ways you aren't truly living... that in...
  14. Careers

    Working Mom 3.0: Is your downtime depleting?

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    The wee hours of the morning, late nights and kids' nap time can be the greatest gateways to productivity and private time for a...
  15. Tips & Advice

    Minivans to martinis: What moms won't give up (for nothin'!)

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    You might know your minivan is so "soccer mom" or your need to knock back a cocktail at the end of a long day with the kids is so...
  16. Baby

    Don't lose your non-mom friends when you become a mom

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    It's easy to get lost in the abyss of new motherhood, but don't leave your non-mom friends behind! They are the ones who can remind...
  17. Parenting

    6 Things to do before bed every night

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    Before you go to bed every night, take a little time to wind down and get prepared for the next day. You'll find your home and...
  18. Tips & Advice

    Mommy guilt: “You” time versus “kid” time

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    If there was one critical lesson that all moms should learn, it wouldn't be how to help your baby fall sleep, sanitize a sippy cup...
  19. Tips & Advice

    Back-to-school blues: Mom edition

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    Forget the kids, they couldn't be more excited. Your daughter has the same home room as her BFF and your son got the coolest...
  20. Tips & Advice

    Social calendar in a rut?

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    When was the last time you so much as had a cup of coffee with your girlfriends? Do you find yourself making excuses, always...