Modern moms have gone off the deep end and need to reclaim the joy in their lives, says Meg Meeker, a pediatrician and mom of four who visited TODAY to talk about her new book, “The 10 Habits of Happy Mothers.”
From stressing about breast-feeding to stressing about college applications — and everything in between — Meeker says “getting it right” has become an obsession for many moms. And that’s not healthy, or much fun.
Here’s the healthy approach:
- Understand your value as a mother.
- Maintain friendships with women.
- Make time for solitude.
- Stop competing with other moms.
- Find ways to live simply