Being a new parent comes with the overwhelming realization that time is no longer your own. If the thought of taking an hour or two for yourself feels, quite literally, like a decade away, know that it does get better. But only if you want it to.

Mom Kristen Hewitt is raising this point not only by telling parents to take initiative when it comes to things like self-care, but urging them not to feel guilty about it. Still, she admits she felt a little guilty when she made the decision to skip her daughter’s honor roll assembly for the gym.

“So I did something that some may think is selfish recently, but I really needed it. I missed my daughter’s honor roll assembly so I could work out,” Hewitt writes on Facebook. “I started…

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