Ways To Pamper Yourself at Home
Life is often busy and filled with unexpected responsibilities and changes in your daily routine. From last-minute school projects to managing work and the household all at once, life can get hectic. Finding ways to pamper yourself at home every now and then is the key to staying sane during the chaos.
Draw a Warm Bath
Wait until the kids are fast asleep or out of the house, and then spend some much-needed “me time” relaxing in the tub. Add some bubbles and candles to create a soothing ambiance. Read a book, turn on some music, or simply soak in peace to clear your mind of any external stress.
Give Yourself a Manicure
Getting your nails done may be exactly you need to feel a little boost in your self-confidence. But finding the time and extra money to visit the nail salon every few weeks is often a fierce commitment. Instead, give yourself an at-home gel manicure. Try to mimic a real salon’s experience by soaking and buffing your nails and taking the time to make it feel more relaxing.
Dress Up or Down
If you consistently dress in work attire, use your alone time at home to relax in your favorite sweatpants and a baggy T-shirt. Conversely, if you spend most days in casual attire, try dressing up for a day. Put on a fancy outfit you love but rarely get to wear, and test out the old saying, “If you look good, you feel good.”
One of the best ways to treat yourself during an at-home pampering day is to order your favorite food. Don’t worry about cooking or doing any dishes. Order from a restaurant you typically don’t frequent when the whole family is involved—and then just enjoy the meal.
Setting aside some time for yourself is a necessity of being a mom. When you get the chance to take a day away from the kids and other distractions, try some of these ways to pamper yourself at home.