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Minimalist Parenting: Enjoy Modern Family Life More by Doing Less by Asha Dornfest, Christine Koh

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14

YOU, Minimalist You!

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There’s a reason that this is the last chapter of Minimalist Parenting. Too often, last is exactly where you fall on the priority list (if you don’t fall off the list altogether). But our intention is this: self-care should be the last thing you remember when you close this book . . . because you come first in your life.

We’ve all heard the tired metaphor about “putting your own oxygen mask on first.” In theory, it makes sense. But carving out time for yourself, and, more importantly, internalizing that you have a right to that time, is easier said than done. Not only are there real constraints on your time, money, and ...

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