As mothers, why is it so hard to put ourselves first? We know we cannot parent from an empty cup. Yet, the voice in the back of our heads is louder than ever when we do anything just for self-care. If you’re struggling with mom guilt, today’s episode is for you.

As Rachel prepares for a trip to Costa Rica, the last minute cold-feet are setting in. This trip is just for fun, just for joy - just for her - so justifying it seems impossible. She shares her feelings surrounding mom guilt, how she prepares her daughter for time apart, and why its so important that Lea Luna knows this trip is solely for self-care.

It comes down to who you want your kids to be when they grow up. Do you want them to sacrifice their wellbeing for others? Or do you want them to be able to confidently express their needs? It depends on what you do for yourself now. So, go on that trip. Take that alone time. Fill your cup. Tune in to drop the mom guilt and lead with love.

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