Shannon Philpott-Sanders

Writing, Reflecting, Teaching, Parenting

Destination: Mom-Cation

Published June 2011: eHow Family & Relationships

Destination: Mom-Cation
A Time-Out for Mom

Article Excerpt:

A mom often spends her days tripping over action figures, soothing her infant’s emerging teeth and defusing the tantrums of a toddler. Exhaustion sets in, and, with a little luck, she may get a few hours of uninterrupted sleep. to bless her tired bones.

The fast-paced life of a mother can run down even the most fit and healthy mom if she doesn’t make time for herself.

Ramani Durvasula, a Los Angeles-based family therapist and mother, notes that mothering has turned into a competitive sport in our society. The result is burnout and “suboptimal” mothering. Continue reading

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