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How do you undo the mom stress?

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  • How do you undo the mom stress?

    We all get pulled in a hundred different directions, have way too many things to do. Run the kids to doctor appointments, dentist appointments, soccor practice, dance class, etc. We have to clean, do laundry, clean up gross stuff, and coordinate wardrobes. And that is just before breakfast.

    With all of the stress, how do you unwind?
    Anything listed on the park maps as an attraction is fair game for inclusion in the Rally.
    I cannot confirm nor deny the inclusion of any attraction in the Rally.



    May the Gumballs Be with You...Always.

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    Bookstore... just me and the bookstore. It's my happy place.

    I try to take some time out for me doing something I enjoy. If I have no money, then I end up playing the piano.
    She walks in beauty, like the night
    Of cloudless climes and starry skies;
    And all that's best of dark and bright
    Meet in her aspect and her eyes.....

    --Lord Byron

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    • #3
      Large amounts of Vodka and Xanax


      Seriously, chatting after the kids are in bed or reading usually. I'd read now, but my librarian has nothing to offer me.



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      • #4
        I like to read, drive, play Castlevania (ok, so it has been a year), and shop. I guess posting on the boards is destressing too.

        Since I have promised to be better about my spending habits, I could always channel some of that energy into Castlevania. They do have the SNES version of Castlevania for GBA. And Nathan said that I could borrow his DS anytime.
        Anything listed on the park maps as an attraction is fair game for inclusion in the Rally.
        I cannot confirm nor deny the inclusion of any attraction in the Rally.



        May the Gumballs Be with You...Always.

        NO GOATS!

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        • #5
          Surfing Sephora.com is always a good way to unwind.



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          • #6
            Originally posted by dsnylndmom
            Large amounts of Vodka and Xanax


            Seriously, chatting after the kids are in bed or reading usually. I'd read now, but my librarian has nothing to offer me.
            The librarian offers love and friendship. Well.. I'll make sure to find something wonderful for you! Post in the reading thread the books you've enjoyed and I"ll try to come through!
            She walks in beauty, like the night
            Of cloudless climes and starry skies;
            And all that's best of dark and bright
            Meet in her aspect and her eyes.....

            --Lord Byron

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            • #7
              For the linkably challenged, I believe she meant to say: Sephora.com.
              Anything listed on the park maps as an attraction is fair game for inclusion in the Rally.
              I cannot confirm nor deny the inclusion of any attraction in the Rally.



              May the Gumballs Be with You...Always.

              NO GOATS!

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              • #8
                Originally posted by mamabot
                For the linkably challenged, I believe she meant to say: Sephora.com.
                Whatevah



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                • #9
                  best way to unwind and destress...a glass of wine, a bubble bath and a good book...I tought the kids young when mommy is in the tub someone better be bleeding or the house better be on fire before I am disstubed...works like a charm....

                  ..or posting on forums...but Laptop and bubblebath do not mix
                  procrastibating

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                  • #10
                    I like your style Tinkerbelle! I have been meaning to dust off my bathtub. Don't remember the last time that thing saw water.

                    Great plan to keep the laptop and the bubble bath separate.
                    Anything listed on the park maps as an attraction is fair game for inclusion in the Rally.
                    I cannot confirm nor deny the inclusion of any attraction in the Rally.



                    May the Gumballs Be with You...Always.

                    NO GOATS!

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                    • #11
                      It's great on a good night I can get a whole undistured hour...(that's about how long it takes for the water to grow cold)
                      -even better when hubby come up to refill the wine then disapear...

                      ...I have taught my family well
                      procrastibating

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                      • #12
                        B is with her father this weekend.

                        The way I see it... I will be reading all weekend and enjoying my piano.
                        My stress is flying OUT the window!
                        She walks in beauty, like the night
                        Of cloudless climes and starry skies;
                        And all that's best of dark and bright
                        Meet in her aspect and her eyes.....

                        --Lord Byron

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                        • #13
                          I head to my neighborhood Starbucks with a book or the newspaper. I do it in the evening at least once a week all by my lonesome.

                          It's so nice and quiet there. I've been doing it for about a year, and my husband is so cool about it......it was his idea!!

                          I get me-time when the girls are in school, too, so I'm spoiled. I try to go to the gym, catch up on laundry (I love laundry! I'm a freak!), head online to chat, and sometimes catch an episode of Sex & the City here and there.

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                          • #14
                            valium...j/k...I read go online, but lately I knot. I fond it very relaxing, but I don't know why...LOL

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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by SCUBAbe
                              valium...j/k...I read go online, but lately I knot. I fond it very relaxing, but I don't know why...LOL
                              You KNOT huh, that sounds like you already got into the valium



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