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10 Stress-Busting Tips from Moms Like You

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Escape in a Book


A good read is a great escape. Try to read even just a few pages at bedtime. It's much more relaxing to end the day with an intriguing story than with a diaper change, dish washing, or drafting the next day's to-do list.

One single mom says: "Take at least one weekend a month to read a book of your choice. Rent movies for your kids and make plenty of popcorn so you can fit in your reading time. Reading, for me, allows the stress to flow away."

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