I had my son almost 2 months to the day of my 30th birthday and I shared with you in my very first post on this blog how that made me feel. I was going through some type of identity crisis. Not only was I a little depressed but I really did not know who I was anymore. I had this new identity of “mother” and now that was what I was supposed to be right? I did not take much time thinking about what I was going to wear and often wore my hair up. I stopped most of my hobbies and never spent any time with friends. I jumped right into the mother role but I forgot about another important person…ME! I find that many parents, especially mothers, spend so much time taking care of their children that they forget to also focus on themselves. Being a parent does require a lot of sacrifice. This is something that all good parents know but we are no good to our children if we are not at our best. As parents, we have to take time out for ourselves. Fortunately for me, I learned this fairly quickly. » Read more..