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For me, it boils down to recognizing the difference between importance and urgency. Things can be both important and urgent, important but not urgent, urgent but not important, or neither important nor urgent. You should prioritize them in that order. Helping a screaming infant is both important and urgent. You drop everything to help as soon as ...
I've learned I'm still learning that one of the most important differences between children and parents is that parents are generally able to recognize that they can delay meeting their own needs for a short while. Kids can't do that. Kids need their parents now, or at least they think they do. As parents, we must help our children to tell the difference ...
The moms I have known with GD have benefited from having a lot of protein and eating every few hours, along with moderate exercise ( walking, swimming, yoga) and enough water, like a LOT of water. That said, pregnancy is just hard work! Give yourself a break and don't be afraid to ask for help. Congratulations and good luck!
If you can, use some holiday time and take wednesdays off work. I did this in the first few weeks after paternity leave finished. The effect is that you get a little 'mini weekend' to break up the week, so that its only 2 days without help around the house for your other half, rather than 5 days.
Always be true to yourself. If you feel like helping your kids do it. Never do it out of responsibility or do it because you feel you have to. Emergencies exempted, I always try to talk to my kids and tell them that I will tend to their needs later. I try not to feel that I "sacrifice" my time to tend to their needs over mine. I find that if I do that, it ...
Tiredness Tiredness and diabetes may not be very strongly connected. While rapidly changing sugar levels may introduce additional strain on your body, pregnancy puts even more stress on it on its own. In general, women often feel very tired and weak during the first trimester. My wife slept around 11 hours, lay a lot during the day and felt constantly ...
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