Here are some reasons why a hobby is a great idea, even for a busy mother.
Having a hobby relieves stress and tension
Spending time with a hobby replaces negative thoughts and replace them with positive thoughts and feelings. Having a hobby or creative outlet can lift your spirits and help with depression.
Unlike passive activities such as watching television, hobbies provide intellectual stimulation while at the same time relax you. Repetitive actions such as those used in knitting, especially soothing.
Help your hobby better parent
We are so good at signing our children for lessons and classes and encourage them to have a hobby, even paying for these classes and encourage them to and fro! But we forget that we also need to learn new things and grow. Hobbies also connects you with others who share your interests.
Hobbies can help you maintain a separate identity as a real person and not just as a mother. This model of healthy habits and boundaries for our children.
Hobbies provide a refreshing change from your daily routine
If you stay at home mom, you might be frustrated because at the end of the day you almost cannot show something you "do". This is because the repetitive nature of housework and childcare.
In past generations, women pursue hobbies such as quilt, sewing, knitting, crochet and embroidery not only because they are fun, but because they provide real value to the family, either providing clothing for their backs or much needed revenue.
Some hobbies like tennis, gardening or even belly dancing can provide great exercise with all its attendant benefits. Best sports activities is one that combines mind and body and fun to pursue.
Why not carve out some time to pursue your hobbies mother? Do not let lack of time stop you. Rearrange your schedule and put you back in it, and began to carve out time for your favorite hobby.