Stress Less Parenting

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Soak!

on October 8, 2017

Many a mom luxuriated in the bath during pregnancy – only to have lost the habit somewhere along the route to third grade. It’s a habit worth recapturing. A leisurely soak soothes tense muscles and mental anxiety.
Scents can help, too. Chamomile and lavender, for example, have been shown to alter brain waves and induce relaxation. Vanilla can reduce anxiety. Save jasmine for a pick-me-up bath: It triggers alertness.

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