Unfortunately I do not have great advice for you in terms of finding time for yourself. That is still a problem with which I struggle to find a solution! After making changes in my professional life to make more time for my family, I guess I am still neglecting myself. However, being with my husband and kids makes me the most happy, so I do get a great deal of enjoyment from that.
I also have a wonderful husband who takes the kids when I need a girls night out or a trip to the mall. Using our parents as babysitters also allows my husband and I do go to dinner or out with our friends on occasion as well.
While I know that I probably need to have more "me time," I have accepted the fact that at this point in my life my kids must be my main priority. When they grow older and more independent, I'm sure I will be able to find more time for myself.
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