We all know how tiring it can be being a busy working mom. With all of the daily tasks, running a household and getting to and from the workplace, it can leave precious little time for us to relax and recuperate from the day’s events.

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And whilst there may be something noble about us being rushed off our feet all day long, it’s been stated again and again how powerful relaxing can be for our health and well-being. So if you’re at a loss of how to wind down on an evening, then whether it’s playing some online games or even just having a bath, just make sure that you give yourself time to relax!

The simple power of stopping

I find that once the evening meal is out of the way and the little one’s are taken care of, it’s best just to stop for a few minutes to return to normal.

One great method to help us all slow down is to try a little yoga. This ancient practice has been working wonders for thousands of years in helping us all stay supple and focused. The best thing is that yoga requires very little in the way of equipment to give it a go, and there are lots of great online resources like The House of Yoga that can help out the yoga beginner.

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If that sounds like too much effort, then taking the time to enjoy a good, long and hot bath is a failsafe relaxation option. And be sure to add in some all natural bath salts for the perfect way to pamper yourself!

A little light entertainment

After all of that relaxation, some of us may be seeking a little stimulation. Although we might not be up for a shoot-em-up on a PS4, there are many mobile games that can be nicely diverting. The amusingly simple Prune game lets you guide a tiny plant on its hazardous way up to the sun’s rays as you avoid obstacles and strange red spheres in this beautifully rendered game that promises everyone the unexpected pleasure of having ‘a bonsai tree in their pocket’.

Or if you fancy something a little more engrossing, a quick game of video poker at the Springbok Casino website would be highly recommended. Not only does the site offer a welcome bonus to all newcomers, but Springbok Casino have also got a wide range of exciting slots games that are the perfect way to keep yourself entertained whilst the little ones are engrossed in their latest next-gen console game!

And whilst our day-to-day lives may have more than their fair share of dramas, there’s nothing better than curling up on the sofa in front of the latest TV series.

I’m sure I’m not the only one who can easily spend a few hours in-front of streaming sites such as Netflix. And with the new series of Orange Is The New Black soon upon us, there’s never been a better time to check out the new golden age of TV entertainment.

How do you relax in the evenings after a busy day?


Hey there, I’m Tiffany! I’m a work-at-home mom of two rambunctious children (Jasmine, 9 + Sean II, 5) and recently widowed at just 35 years old. I've remarried and currently live right outside of Baton Rouge in Denham Springs, Louisiana with two adoring cats and a dog. Let's connect on Twitter @fabulousmomblog.

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