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is it wrong for a mother to have time to herself

to read or go out or talk with friends or play a game on the computer.. does that make a mother a bad mom???

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chelsyama

Asked by chelsyama at 8:18 PM on Jan. 21, 2011 in Home & Garden

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  • Mom's need breaks, too.
    Simplicity3

    Answer by Simplicity3 at 8:19 PM on Jan. 21, 2011

  • No, it's not wrong. It actually helps you think clearer and feel more balanced
    elizabr

    Answer by elizabr at 8:20 PM on Jan. 21, 2011

  • NO you need that for your own sanity
    2BlondeBabies

    Answer by 2BlondeBabies at 8:22 PM on Jan. 21, 2011

  • Mom's need breaks so they can stay sane and healthy for their kids.
    kmath

    Answer by kmath at 8:22 PM on Jan. 21, 2011

  • If that's considered bad, heck, i'm a HORRIBLE mom lol! Who said mom's don't need time for thereselves? Dad's get it, so why can't us mothers??? =P I think if we didn't ever get a break, our kids would be beaten upside the head sometimes lol (only kidding btw!)
    knicole0708

    Answer by knicole0708 at 8:25 PM on Jan. 21, 2011

  • It is NOT wrong. In fact, mother's that do not take time for themselves are actually worse for it. You have to remember to take care of yourself, then take care of your marriage (or relationship with SO), then take care of your children....IN THAT ORDER! That is the order in which you came into being - woman, wife, mother - and by taking care of yourself in that order things fall into place with each following relationship.

    And remember that if you are still with the father of your children or have a live in SO.....it isn't babysitting - it is being a parent or step-parent. That isn't a chore, it is part of the process.
    twinsplus2more

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 8:25 PM on Jan. 21, 2011

  • Nothing Wrong with it.. Its important to take time to your self so you can take better care of your family
    mommato2boys79

    Answer by mommato2boys79 at 8:28 PM on Jan. 21, 2011

  • I hope not! If so then I am awful!!
    But_Mommie

    Answer by But_Mommie at 8:38 PM on Jan. 21, 2011

  • Moms need time for themselves and time away from the kids too.
    dancinintherain

    Answer by dancinintherain at 8:39 PM on Jan. 21, 2011

  • As long as the children are being well taken care of when the mom has her break, then it is as it should be. She needs time off, too.
    Bmat

    Answer by Bmat at 8:42 PM on Jan. 21, 2011

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