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  • Taking Care of Yourself is a ParentingWell® Priority – an exercise

    Posted May 3, 2010

    Taking care of yourself is one of the most important things you can do as a parent. Your children need you to be as well as possible. You need to know yourself to take care of yourself—to establish a routine, to know when you might be stressed, and to develop effective self care strategies. Parents often have to work hard to find the time and energy to do something for themselves. You may feel guilty or neglectful of your children in the process. Identify what works best for you—something that doesn’t conflict with your children’s needs or their safety.

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