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Strategies you can use

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Set a goal

Try a free online goal-setting activity that allows you to add reminders and accountability partners to help you stay on track.

Create a reminder

Create a reminder (visual or otherwise) to stay aware of your goal. An inspiring message, or even your child’s photo, can help you remember your intention.

Write it out

Keep a journal of your successes and challenges.

Try mindfulness

Try mindfulness exercises to help regulate your emotional responses.

Remember yourself

Practice self-care to ensure your own needs are being met.

Lean into your network

Seek help and outside resources when you need them. Talking with a trusted friend or family member, counselor, social worker, or healthcare provider can help when you are feeling overwhelmed.

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