As a Busy Parent, This 5-Minute Nighttime Bedside Self-Care Station Completely Saves Me
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We all know how important it is to find time for self-care. It's a way to stay present, grounded, and give our minds and bodies what they need. But what do you do you do when you're a busy mom who works, and after you've put the kid to bed at night and fed the dog and cleaned up the kitchen and worked out, you barely have energy to brush your teeth? Desperate to find a way to give myself the attention I wanted and deserved, I came up with a quick nighttime bedside station that enables me to clean my face and apply my serums and lotions without having to feel like I'm staying up later than I want to. The entire thing takes exactly five minutes — I timed it — and while it'll never replace a proper spa appointment or time spent with a facialist, it does provide me with an opportunity to pamper myself while being lazy as heck. Here's what I do: