I don't get much time for unwinding BUT the only way I can have any peace and relaxation is with my 20 minute HOT shower. I stay in there until I'm all wrinkly. I feel good once I'm out and clean..LOL.
Hmmmm, good question:) I actually blog while I'm working in our office or even think of blogs while I'm homeschooling, or cleaning the house....my mind is always racing so when I try to relax I'm not very successful...However, I like to read nonsense books like Debbie Maccomber (romance novels) or trashy entertainment magazines:) My hubby makes fun of me but that's how I can release and let my mind relax because otherwise I can't sleep:)
Not much time time to unwind as a single mom working f/t, blogging, teaching blogging, homeschooling etc. but I enjoy getting on the tennis court and being target practice for my son or creating hand made cards to send to friends.
I am with Deb...when the kids are in bed, I hop in my own with my laptop and what ever shows I have Tivo-ed on the TV. No wine though (darn it)...my 11 month old sometimes wakes up in the middle of the night...I have to be able to hear him (LOL)
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