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Busy Parent? Take a Relaxing Day Out

If you have children then you must know how busy life can get and the days, weeks, months soon pass without you taking any time out for yourself.

It’s so important for busy working parents to take a few hours or even a full day to just relax once in a while. This will give you chance to recharge your batteries and be ready once again to conquer the busy days!

There are plenty of ways in which you can take time out once you get a babysitter sorted, or while the kids are at school!

Spa Days

Spa days are an awesome way to really chill out. Me and my wife have been on a number of spa days over the years, one being Hoar Cross Hall where we actually stayed overnight.

Not only do you have access to facilities to use during the day such as jacuzzis, sauna rooms, swimming pools and steam rooms for example, you could also book yourself in for a treatment.

At some spa’s, there are extra facilities than you normally get, such as water beds. Me and my wife absolutely loved the water beds at Hoar Cross Hall, they are so comfortable and we struggled to get out of them!

Due to the amount of relaxing facilities that most spa’s offer, this really is an excellent way to relax and recharge.

You may be thinking, ‘Spa days are too expensive for me!’ but they don’t have to be.

If you shop around online, you are guaranteed to get a good deal some way or other!

Busy Parent? Take a Relaxing Day Out


If you’re looking for a cheaper way to relax than booking an entire spa day, then why not locate a local massage practitioner!

There are guaranteed to be plenty of spa’s or salons around you local area that offer massages. With there being so many different types of massages as well, there’s sure to be something to tickle your fancy!

I’ve had a hot stones massage before and oh my days, it was amazing! I would definitely recommend to anybody looking to relax. You could opt for a more familiar Swedish massage or a Thai massage. As you can see there are plenty of massage types depending on what type of mood you are in!

I recommend heading over to Groupon, where they have so many great offers. There are massages for under £20, how great is that?!

Also, why not book a manicure or treat yourself to a haircut before or after your massage. After all, you have been working hard so you deserve it!

Hot Beverage at Local Coffee Shop

Another cheap and simple option for busy parents looking to relax, is to visit a local coffee shop for a hot drink.

If you enjoy reading, then take a good book with you and get stuck into that for a few hours! You could also treat yourself to a slice of cake …. go on, you know you want to!

If you’re not into reading, then take some puzzles with you such as crosswords or word searches, I find these are a great way to relax and unwind.

Busy Parent? Take a Relaxing Day Out

There are a number of ways in which you can take time out for yourself without having to spend big!

Next time some offers to have the kids for you, snatch their hands off and book a massage or visit your local coffee shop for some you time!