Parade: From Squeezing in Time for Exercise to Her Favorite Essential Oils, How Monique Samuels of the Real Housewives of Potomac Makes Time for Self-Care

Source: Parade

For Monique Samuels, star of The Real Housewives of Potomac, making time for self-care is a priority. But as most moms know, finding the time—and the help—to do it can be challenging. Samuels, a mom of three (Christopher, 6, Milani, 3, and Chase, 6 months), says she’s made a few adjustments in her life to get it done, including securing the help she needs. From relying on her formal NFL player husband, Chris, to her mom, to her “family assistant,” who helps gets the kids ready for school, pack their lunches, and does the food shopping, the 35-year-old tells Parade that she’s found a system that works for her family.

“Self-care is important,” she explains. “I don’t feel bad about taking time out for myself because I’m giving myself to everybody all the time. I think sometimes as women, we’re so hard on ourselves and we’re so giving, that we always leave ourselves for last. But I really think that the happier… continue reading on Parade.

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