RobynPolan - Healthy Moms Blog

Robyn is a new mama to Essen. She is a devoted problem-solver and zealous learner. She considers herself a design generalist who is currently helping organizations solve complex design problems with technology. She is an avid cook and baker, who always tries to find time to make a healthy and delicious meal for her family, and is working on perfecting her apple pie. You can typically find her practicing yoga, knitting, drinking coffee at her favourite spot or in the bath. Follow along on Instagram @rpolan and Essen's eating adventure @eatingwithessen 

The Importance of Self-Care For Moms

The Importance of Self-Care For Moms

Being a relatively new mom, with a daughter who is 15 months old, self care is something I’ve been thinking a lot about lately. I went back to work around three months ago, and have found the transition to be challenging, after being on maternity leave for just over 13 months. For some moms it is an easy transition, but for others it can be difficult. People tend to call it a transition, but my experience felt more like a switch – one day you spend every waking moment with your baby and the next, you’re working eight hours a day, plus the commute. 

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