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How to Regain Your Wellness and Sanity in the Time It Takes to Use the Restroom

If there is one thing I have learned as a mom, it is that the bathroom is the only sanctuary in the house.

Because You’re in There Anyway

The average American spends more time in the bathroom every year than practically any other room in the house. While our parents had magazines, crossword puzzles, and joke books, this current plugged-in generation e-reads, texts, catches up on email, and plays games on their Smartphones. There has been more than one occasion where I’ve heard the familiar shuffling of cards from the stall next to me.

When we think of time management and our wellness, we don’t usually look at our time in the bathroom as something we can utilize. In the busy fast-paced world we live in, though, we are missing out on a valuable moment if we don’t. …



Author, illustrator, surface pattern designer, homeschool mom, fabulous cook, lousy housekeeper. Don't see a pen in my hand? Check to see if I’m breathing.