Enjoying Pregnancy Over the Holidays

by Lori Ramsey The holidays can be a hectic time of year for everyone. We feel the need to rush to decorate, shop, wrap gifts, cook, and plan and attend holiday events. Regardless of what’s going on around you, as a pregnant mom, you deserve to take this holiday nice and slow. Relax and enjoy the journey. Next holiday season, you’ll have a baby to care for so relish in the ability to rest now. You can blame pregnancy hormones if you feel extra stressed. This is a double-edged blessing, because you will have an excuse to take it slow and easy because “hormones are acting up.” It’s perfectly okay to be lazy without people thinking you are lazy. Allow your family and friends to dote on you. People love to cater to the pregnant mom so take advantage of it. Let them fetch you some food or drink while you put your feet up. The best thing you can do is rest. Maybe even schedule some extra pampering time for you at the spa or take a nice relaxing bath or a foot massage either by your spouse ..

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