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Self-care essentials for busy parents

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Tune into In The Know Live: Parenting every Tuesday at 1 p.m. EST/10 a.m. PST. Co-hosted by In The Know’s Jeanine Edwards and Laura Clark, the show highlights the newest, coolest must-shop products for kids and parents.

School is in full swing, extracurriculars have kicked off, and the holidays are right around the corner. Parents. Are. Busy. Sometimes it feels as if it’s impossible to catch your breath. But taking a breath — and self-care in general — is not only important for you, but for your kids, too. (Hello, more patience and energy!) On this episode of In The Know Live: Parenting, check out four products that will give you some “me” time without breaking the bank.

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TheraBox ‘Fall’ Box, $49.99

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Whether you’d like a subscription or a one-off box, TheraBox has an option for you. In the “fall” box, you can find everything from rose gold face oil to pumpkin spice whipped soap and cooling massage oil. Basically, it has everything you need to take some much-needed alone time for yourself. Separately, all of these items would set you back more than $185, so you get a serious deal with this self-care box. Win-win!

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How to Have a Kid and a Life: A Survival Guide, $16.99

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Mom of two Ericka Sóuter gets you. The writer and editor understands just how challenging it can be for parents to have a life outside of their children. In her new book, How to Have a Kid and a Life: A Survival Guide, Sóuter is like your BFF who gets real about cultivating friendships and taking time to nurture relationships, including marriage and self-care.

Papier wellness journal, $32.99

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In this gorgeous wellness journal from Papier, parents can spend some time reflecting on goals, intentions and generally what went well on any given day. While blank pages can be great for jotting down notes, guidance on things like sleep and self-care can help you adjust any habits as needed. And if having “Slow Down” on the cover isn’t your speed, there are other designs on the Papier site that can be personalized with your name.

Smudge Wellness intention deck and crystal set, $45

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Let’s face it. Sometimes you just need to be told how amazing you are. These inspiring intention cards from Smudge Wellness do just that. The I AM & CO intention deck offers up mantras like “I am passionate” and “I am bold,” which are nice affirmations on especially stressful days. The gorgeous crystals that accompany the deck are icing on the already magical cake.

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