I do still get a bittersweet feeling when I put my toddler to bed. But at the same time, another part of me that I tucked away for a while says, “Yesssssssss.” Here are a couple things I like to do after baby goes to bed, or when someone else can stay with him and I can sneak out the door.
This #1 rule helped me instantly begin and continue a gratitude practice. It is the one change I needed to make. Plus, the examples given of things to be grateful truly encourage my own thankfulness. For instance, #25 is Therapists. :)
I don't know about you, but all of the things I "needed" as a first time mom made my head spin and my bank account disappear. All for a pair of shoes that my baby wore ONCE before he outgrew them. Here's a few much more realistic and budget-friendly options to taking out a second mortgage for things your newborn doesn't need!