Beauty + Wellness: “It Is Not Selfish To Take Care Of Yourself!”

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Being a mom is hard work. Whether you are a stay-at-home or a working mom, having to juggle multiple responsibilities and knowing that your offspring’s life highly depends on you can absolutely be dreary. Most of the time, moms need to make personal adjustments too just to cope with such situation. Once you become a mom, you tend to put your little one’s needs first before yours. And that’s where it gets a little too overwhelming.

But when you stop caring for yourself, your ability to care for your child will also be affected. “I am a mom of four and as far as I remember, I spent most of my adulthood caring for my children,” shares Tina, a 43-year-old mom. “I start my day at 5:00am, fixing my kids’ baon and preparing them for school. Once they leave the house, I go on with my usual routine- clean the house, do the laundry, check their assignments, prepare dinner, wash the dishes and then put them to bed. Sometimes my husband jokes that I don’t time for him anymore as I am too focused on being a good mom! But funnily though, that is true. We don’t get to spend quality time anymore,” she quips. “Don’t get me wrong but I love being a mom because it is really fulfilling. It’s just that by being too focused on being a good mom, I have neglected other
important things as well” she added.

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Tips + Tricks: What Type Of Self-Defense Tools Are Right For Me?

There are many types of self-defense tools being sold and they can be easily purchased from online self-defense stores. Choosing the right and proper self-defense weapon is important because it will not serve its purpose if we just buy and not know how to use the weapon effectively. Most self-defense weapons are straightforward and user-friendly, and doesn’t need any training to use them.

If I am a petite woman without any self-defense training, self-defense weapons such as the lightweight plastic key chain weapons, or the key chain pepper will be the right choice. These lightweight self-defense weapons are easy to use and can be conveniently carried around in our pockets, or attached to my handbag handle. These key chain weapons are cute, and no one would suspect that they are self-defense tools.tips and tricks, women issues, products for women, safety at homeIf I am a strong woman who knows how to handle a defense stick, with just a flick of the stick, I can strike an attacker in the wrong place to temporarily immobilize him to give me enough time to get away to safety. Any ordinary stick that does not break easily can be used as a defense stick for personal protection for both women and men. The only thing is not to let the attacker wrestle the defense stick out of your hand and use it against us.

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Tips + Tricks: Recommended Skin Care Routine For Mums

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Devin Avery

Maintaining a good skin care routine for a busy mum can be very hard. Try these useful natural skin care tips for a healthy and radiant skin. A proper skin care routine is necessary to ensure the health of your face. When you properly cleanse tone and moisturize your skin, you will have healthy skin.

Using a cleanser

Washing your face is a basic and essential step of any routine Soak your face in warm water and ensure that all areas of the face are covered in water. Do not use hot water as it can damage and dehydrate the skin. Apply a small amount of facial cleanser to the skin and use your fingers to gently massage the cleanser into your face using a circular motion. Continue cleansing for about 45 seconds avoiding the mouth and eye areas. Finally, rinse thoroughly with warm water. Dry the face with a clean and soft towel as a dirty towel can transfer dirt to your face.

Toning

Soak a cotton pad with facial toner and pat the cotton pad across the entire face. Pay extra attention to the chin, nose, and forehead because these areas are frequently oily. Toning removes residue and helps skin retain moisture. Most toners can be used morning and night.

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