Psychologists Recommend Mothers Should Take Breaks also Known as “Mom-Cations”

Mom-cation” is a new trend that might be the only one that is justified in the whole world. Mothers are the ones that bring us to this world and offer us their unconditional love till the day they are alive, but they are the ones who do the toughest job.

Their 24 hour day is packed with chores and tasks more than anyone. They do their best for their family and close ones and at the same time they are good workers at their job posts. But, all this stress and hard-work needs to be released from time to time and that can achieved by “mom-cation”.

This represents a trip where moms are travelling alone or with friends without their immediate family. This fun trip for mothers is highly recommended as that will release mothers from the daily stress and thus become even better moms. Psychologists now suggest the follow-up of “mom-cation” will improve their own well-being, and in the long run better family relations.

According to experts the other members of the family will also benefit a lot form the mom-cations. The renowned psychology professor Dr. Nava Silton declares the following: “it’s very important for kids to see that balance that ideally needs to be achieved in a family situation”.

Motherhood is a complex task that does not involve only raising children, but as well as maintenance of the household, preparing dinner, showing up at all school activities, planning the week, holidays and so much more.

Most of the mothers enjoy this routine, but there are moments, when a mom feels that she is the only person that takes care of the children and keep things in order in the household.

Even if she decides for taking a “mom-cation”, it is most likely that she will make a plan about the organization in the household while she is on a trip. Her husband and her children will be properly taken care of while she is gone.

The benefits of the “mom-cation” for the mother are enormous. Here is what one mom says after such trip: “I came back and I was a better mom. A more patient mom. A better wife. You learn to appreciate what you have at home because you got that break from it all”

The other members of the family will very much appreciate a fresh and rested mom and by her being away they will realize all the things she does on daily basis for them. It is more than sure that after she comes back she will be more appreciated than before.

Those couple of days for your mother will mean a lot and even a simple going out for a cup of coffee with a friend will make a huge difference in your mother’s life. Taking some time off for herself will do great wonders for her in terms of mental, physical, and emotional health.

If you are a mother, try it, and you will see how much better you will feel after such trip!

 

Sources:

healthylivingidea.com

fempositive.com