As moms we tend to put ourselves and our own needs last. Or at least nowhere near the top of our priority list. I’m plenty guilty of this too until it finally occurred to me; if I’m not taking care of myself- I’m really not doing my family many favors. So while I can try and compensate, I also knew that I had to make taking care of myself more of a priority. Now, while I may not have chronic health issues, I do have my fair share. Which makes it even more important for me to take care of myself. Maybe some of these health and wellness tips for stay at home moms will help you as well.

Stress Management Tips for Moms

As someone who has depression and has occasional panic attacks, I’ve dealt with stress every so often. When left unchecked or unmanaged, stress can lead to a multitude of health (physical, mental, and emotional) issues.

Mental Health & Wellness Tips for Moms

Self Care Tips for Moms

Fitness and Healthy Eating Tips for Moms

Now, this is something that I do struggle with. Sure, I might be getting better at the self-care thing or looking out for my mental health. But fitness? Not so much. I am trying to find workouts and a fitness routine that fits with my lifestyle. And I’m also trying to incorporate healthier eating habits. Some days are definitely better than others.

Common and Not So Common Health Issues

For full disclosure, and for sake of being completely transparent with you, I’ll tell you this: I have subclinical hyperthyroid, I was born with a heart murmur, I am at risk for developing Type 2 Diabetes, I have eczema, I have seasonal and indoor allergies. I am lactose intolerant and I also get migraines (food triggered). So that’s why I cover these topics from time to time.