• PSA: Taking Time Away From Your Kids For Self-Care Is Not Selfish

    9 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    Last weekend my husband and I celebrated our 10-year anniversary with a weekend away from our kids. Two days and nights of solitude. Leading up to it, I took the day off work for a little me time. Work and life have been particularly stressful lately, and I needed a mental health day. I got an amazing specialty coffee, a pedicure, and spent time wandering the aisles of Home Goods. The whole weekend was bliss, start to finish.
    When I returned to work Monday, a co-worker asked about my weekend. I told her about our getaway and the amazingness of my Friday alone time.
    “Where were your kids?”...
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