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Keep Calm Mother On! with Christy Thomas

Nov 30, 2018

Today's episode is about what boring self-care is and why it matters.


Self Care Task: Make a list of 5 micro-actions (90 seconds or less) that you can do before bedtime that will make you feel light and joy.

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Nov 23, 2018

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Self-Care Task:

Make a homemade face mask or buy one and wear it while watching a holiday film.  It's okay if you don't have time for the movie, you can still wear the face mask.


Play Idea:  

Telephone game!  Play the game telephone but...

Nov 16, 2018

Episode 2--The 7 Patterns of Play!

These patterns are from the National Institue for Play



Think of the feeling you want to go to bed at night. Set an alarm on your phone at 8:15 AM, 1:15 PM, and 7:45 PM.


Play Activity:

Mirror-Mirror.  Who can copycat each other's faces and actions the best?


If you...

Nov 16, 2018

Episode One--What is play?

Play is purposeless, all-consuming and fun!


Don't forget to tag me in your play photos on Instagram!  @everyday_runner_christy

Self-Care Task:

Facial Massage.  Start at the middle of your forehead and work your way down towards your chin and neck.  Relax with deep breaths and feel your...

Everyday Motherhood: Small Steps for Self Care and Play

Nov 5, 2018

A podcast for moms on the go who want to refill their cups with simple self-care ideas and to connect with their children through play.  Learn more about Christy Thomas at