When was the last time you did something special for yourself?

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Natalie - posted on 03/29/2010

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I went to mac last week had my make up done.Before that ummmm cant remember...Next time will be on may.IM going to the spa have a massage, hair and make up done ,dinner with the girls(the girls from the family that is)and watch the premier of sex in the city 2 lol cant wait for that is the most fun im gonna have in a long time (i HOPE) lol

Amanda - posted on 03/28/2010

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I get an hour long massage every other week....It is such a nice time to actually relax and not have to worry about the little one for an hour.

Bernie - posted on 03/28/2010

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today! i dont normally buy anything for my self but i had a horriable day so i got dressed and went to the thrift store and got myself a new (used) purse. ha its lame but i love it and made me feel specail for a bit :) oh and btw i havent been a day without my daughter in 7 months! thats crazy. sometimes i just wanna leave her with her daddy and get my nails done... ha maybe when shes older and in school lol

Erica - posted on 03/28/2010

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i am 20 years old and my daughter is 13 months. I needed some pampering time so for the first time in my life i went and got my hair dyed and cut. It took a couple hours and when i was done i felt rejuvinated! it was like a weight lifted so i could focus again. everyone man or moman needs me time. It is a necessity!

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Ro - posted on 04/10/2010

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I set up a corner in my bedroom with my children's pictures in beautiful frames with a candle that I light to meditate and pray for my children once a day. I thank God for them and ask for quideance, direction, safety, or whatever I am feeling at the time they most need. I turn everything over to God !!!

Kim - posted on 04/08/2010

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My friend who is also a mother will bring her daughter to my house once in a while, we will put the kids to bed, then take hot showers, sit out on the back porch, have a glass or two of wine, do each others nails and just talk about everything. It's something small and simple but we both feel much better after.

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I'mgetting my hair and nails done this saturday!! wooowiieeee! would've done them last week but my baby girl Nia was sick :(

Vanessa - posted on 04/05/2010

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You do that I just might be there sitting next to you getting my feet done to (LOL).

Cristina - posted on 04/04/2010

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I haven't done anything nice for my self for what it seems ages, it's sad really, I have no help so I don't really have time for myself, only to shower quickly and keep on doing house stuff.

Tasha - posted on 04/04/2010

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haha i don't get to do something special for me. My life revolves around my 2 1/2 twins and their schedules. Nothing special for me! Oh wait the shower every once in a while! Its always my sancuary or even get away if u will!!

Vanessa - posted on 04/04/2010

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You can not remember! Shame on you (LOL) Guess what You are in need of a played day full of fun please take the time out to renew and refresh yourself. you deserve it.

Vanessa - posted on 04/04/2010

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Yes you both do. But guess what I no you are one great MOM (SMILE) with a heart of gold.

Vanessa - posted on 04/04/2010

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Well I guess so (LOL) But after you get settle with the new baby please do not forget to pamper your self. even if you indulge in a hot lavender bubble bath.

Elizabeth - posted on 04/04/2010

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4years ago on my birthday my husband sent me to a spa for the weekend unfortunatley it was with my mum not with him!!! The last time we spent a night away together was our wedding night nearly 6 years ago xx

Laura - posted on 04/03/2010

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Hmm..today! My hubby and I were way behind with Easter food shopping, so we went out without baby and shopped! I bought myself a new sae of pajamas! They're adorable! My hubby and I try to go out at least once a month. We even ate out today.

KIm - posted on 04/03/2010

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I cant remembr when last time b4 today i bought a shirt for 6.99 for easter. I bought it in the girls aisle. I got a deal. But b4 this i cant remember when or what. I guess my b-day in November, I cut off all my hair that was past my butt. Cut it up to my shoulders. That was becuz Kenna told me I needed to do something for myself. So I did.

Cassie - posted on 04/03/2010

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To be honest I couldnt tell you when the last time was. I have been with my kids everyday and night for the past 10 years. my shower that I can fit in once in awhile is my time away even though half the time it is ittrupted. And allthough I have those days where I desire a long hot unitterupted shower to myself, I realize that I truly can't ask for anymore in my life. I figure when my youngest starts school in a few years I will go back to school and have my time than, but right now my time is their time.

User - posted on 04/03/2010

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I try to! I think my main goal is to do it selfishly. I always end up thinking about others while I am out. I rarely leave alone as well.

Ally - posted on 04/03/2010

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Um well lets see..... my son is 8 months now and I think the last time must have been some time when I was pregnant. It was so long ago now that I can't remember lol. Hopefully another opportunity will come soon. Oh, I have a book I read after Caleb goes to sleep, does that count?

Jessica - posted on 04/03/2010

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about 4 months ago i went shopping with my mother...with out my kids. i only do stuff like that a few time a year. i think all moms should do something for theirselves at leas once a month...i just can not find the time or the money to do stuff for my self.

Leslie - posted on 04/03/2010

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I hate that. I try to go to the store by myself too and my husband always sends my son with me. Even when he obviously doesn't want to go, he dresses him up and gets him excited. I just want to walk by myself and listen to my ipod for 15 minutes...someday...:)

Rose - posted on 04/03/2010

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The last time for me was about 3 weeks ago my hubby took my daughter with him to the store for about an hour and i just sat and watched some tv but that was the first time in over a year. I don't get alone time much sometimes its so bad i look forward to going to work as i only work a couple a days a week for about 4 hrs or so, is that sad?

Aoife - posted on 04/03/2010

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It's been a while since I have spent some real time doing something sapecial for myself. But, my husband is coming home from 6 months deployment today. So, the last couple of weeks have been very stressful. My 3 year old just started preschool this past week. So, on Monday, her first day I stayed home on the couch and watched movies all day and napped too! I loooove afternoon naps.

Madeeha - posted on 04/03/2010

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It was definitely on my wedding day.After that I just forget to care about myself.

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I just completed a 100 club fitness regime that I enjoyed immensley & my lo got to spend quality time with his grandad!! It was awesome!! x I get time to my self when I have a belt testing which is super x Lo is due to start choi soon too so will become a more shared experience x

Carolyn - posted on 04/03/2010

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I always TRY to key word try. I go to the store to buy me something but always seem to leave out with something for the kids lol I need help lol

Mukta - posted on 04/03/2010

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Hi all, I am a mother of my first 5,5 month old boy..and he needs so much attention...since last 2 weeks I started going to Zumba classes and enjoy the time on my own to get back my energy :) It feels goo dtod o something for myself but I also feela bit guilty fo rleaving behind the son alone :(!

Victoria - posted on 04/02/2010

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i went and got my nails done for the first time in a year!!

sometimes it feels really good to do something for yourself

Jodi - posted on 04/02/2010

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lmao, I got to shave my legs about a week ago AND exfoliate! That was pretty special for me! To make things easier I usually shower with my one year old so that I get to wash myself and her as she doesn't sleep well at all. So if I get to shower ALONE...that's special "Jodi Time"!!!

Ketrina - posted on 04/02/2010

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Dont wait that long!!! Daddy's can be alone with their babies too. ANd they often enjoy it. Dont spoil him and not yourself too. It is so hard I have a 5 yr old boy and 2 1/2 and 11 month old girls. I hope this is the hardest part.

Anna - posted on 04/02/2010

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My only me time is when I take a shower. every now and then i can get my mother in law to take her when she goes somewhere

Leah - posted on 04/02/2010

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today I spent a couple hours in the sun cleaning up my garden beds while my hubby watched our five month old.... It was wonderful! I also try to make time to do things all week. I will go to have coffee, visit my sister, even go have a glass of wine at the local resturant, usually I have my daughter with me but I still get to visit with others and relax :)

Tiffany - posted on 04/02/2010

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well i am a mother of 3 with one on the way! my oldest is 5 the middle is almost 3 and ann is 7 months and i am due in november and the last time i had me time was before the oldest was born. i try to sneek out to the store by my self but the husband ALWAYS sends one of the kids with me. i feel blessed if the boys let me have an undisturbed 5 minute shower

Leslie - posted on 04/02/2010

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My son is almost six and my daughter is 22 months old. It's mommy time all day every day. It seems like they are increasingly more dependant on me. They always want mommy...not so much daddy. To keep my sanity, I play Petville on Facebook. I can't get out much b/c my son is autistic and traveling alone with both the kids is pretty much impossible for me. "Cleaning" other people's houses when your own is chaotic is therapeutic for me. I decorate my "house" how I wish my real house could look. It sounds silly but it works for me. By the way...it's a computer game so I play when kids are asleep.

Marjorie - posted on 04/02/2010

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I have 7 children all under the age 10. I am not able to get out so I soak my feet in a salts bath and use Jafra Peppermint scrub and lotion. I tell the kids "Mommy is at the beach!" LOL I usually have extra little toes in the water with me :)

Marie - posted on 04/02/2010

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I've always gotten my nails done and a pedi, every few weeks, before my son was born. Then soon after he was born, I continued with my ways, while my son spends time with Lola (grandma) and I get some R&R!!

More now than ever, I see the importance of maintaining and taking the time for ourselves. We are so busy taking care of everyone, we need to take care of us too! I find that when I feel good, everyone else in my household feels good! And once I have taken the time for myself, I appreciate my surrounding much more!

TONYA - posted on 04/02/2010

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I try to do something special for myself every few weeks...a mom has got to have "me" time..even if it's the smallest thing as goin to the park and goin for a walk by yourself..

Stormy - posted on 04/02/2010

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Now that you mention it, I havent really dont anything for myself since my wedding in May. Besides getting my eye brows down, but that to me is more like maintenance lol ...I have been wanting to go and get a pedicure for awhile. Maybe that is something I will make my goal for next week!

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