Are you a parent? Do you know a parent?
Is your battery running low? Do you have too many things to juggle on a daily basis?
As we approach Mother’s Day I’d like to take a moment to say ‘wow, moms are amazing!’ Are you a mom who would do anything for her kids? Do you sometimes put your health on the back burner for your kids?
A big Thank You to all of you healthy moms! You are amazing and a true inspiration!
Happy Mother's Day!
What's your battery looking like?
Moms are some of the most amazing and also some of the busiest people I've ever met. Are you a mom who's battery is maybe showing up a little low? Do you need to pause a moment and recharge? Perhaps you know a mom who puts herself last and is constantly exhausted?
During pregnancy a mother’s body puts all of its resources, nutrients and life force towards the growing baby. Whatever is left over after the baby is fulfilled is what mama gets to use to sustain her own body and mind. It works similarly while breast-feeding. If you've ever heard anyone lovingly call a baby a parasite, this is why.
It would seem that nature has designed mother’s to give to their children first, and yet, if this pattern continues year after year without any checks and balances it can leave mom tired, exhausted and without any reserve energy left. In time, this exhaustion can lead to less energy and patience for your kids.
Even though I'm speaking specifically about moms, exhaustion and lack of reserve energy can affect anyone, including dads and yes even kids!
How can Chiropractic help you?
If you’re a mom, being adjusted can help you and your kids. It is critical for your health and well being that you take proper care of yourself throughout pregnancy, breast feeding and beyond. Chiropractic Care will help your body as it goes through the many changes that accompany motherhood, can help you maintain proper posture as your hormones go crazy and turn your body to what might feel like silly putty. Chiropractic can also help you sleep better, experience less stress, and increase your immune system function. (Great for when your kids first go to school and start bringing home every germ they can get their little fingers on). When you are feeling good, and your mind and body are supported, you have the energy reserves you need to be the best you can be for your kids and yourself.
When you support yourself and maintain a healthy lifestyle, you can also support your family and teach your children healthy living by example.
Your kids will receive some amazing benefits as well. Babies tend to experience less colic when under care, kids sleep better, concentrate in school better, experience less anxiety and depression, maintain better posture and report a higher quality of life.
If you're not currently under Chiropractic Care, please consider adding it to your healthy lifestyle. And, if it's been awhile since your last adjustment, you might consider making some time this week.
You might ask; will I receive all of the benefits mentioned above? The answer is, I don’t know. Each person gets slightly different results from Chiropractic Care, and it will depend on you and your body.
What I do know is that under care you and your child will be healthier! When your spine is aligned and your nervous system is functioning properly you have greater potential to create health! I invite you to come and discover how Chiropractic may be able to help you and your family be healthy.
I’d love to hear from you! Please email me your questions, requests or share your story. You can also follow Gentle Hands Healing Centre on Facebook or share this message with your friends and family!
Until next time,
ps — While you might not be a mother, if you've been putting your health on the back burner let’s have a conversation. And if you know someone with a sensitive child, please share this message with them!