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Women Tending to Their Basic Needs Is Not Self-Care

That kid-free trip to Target is not going to bring you back to life

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I’m a big fan of self-care. Five out of five stars. No one can pour from an empty cup, right?

But lately, all over Instagram accounts and the Facebook mom groups I belong to, I’m seeing something that troubles me — a subtle message that…

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Meredith Ethington

Meredith Ethington

Meredith Ethington, Author - Mom Life: Perfection Pending, Blogger at and Editor in Chief of

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