Before Rosie came, I was able to seamlessly carve out my day to fit in all of my appointments, self care, social activities, quiet time, sleep, etc...No one can really prepare you for the whirlwind you experience as a new parent. Everything I worked so hard to build came crashing down. All of my wellness tools, kaput. My habits and routines, gone. My non-negotiables, negotiated. It was like I kept on coming up with the wrong key to every single door.
But just like it takes 90 days to form a habit, by month 3 the fog began to lift. I'm not saying I can always see 10 feet in front of me, but, with help, I began to have a relationship with myself again. I began to feel connected to the world outside of my home.
Here are the 5 things that have helped me back into balance & vibrancy having a kid under 1.