Being a parent can be hard sometimes. OK, most of the time.
So we asked members of the BuzzFeed Community what they'd suggest to stressed, busy, sleep-deprived parents.
Remember: Everyone's situation is different, and comparing yourself to others is not productive or fair. So keep in mind that some of these may be helpful for you and some may be totally off base. Basically, take what you will, but know that you're not "doing it wrong" if some of these seem too much or too little for you.
1. Let go of any guilt you feel about taking care of yourself.
"There's this myth that were supposed to give, give, give to our children, and if we stop or put our feet up or tell them no or take time for ourselves, that people perceive that as selfish," says Hibbert. "But you can't be selfish if you don't have a self. And if you don't care of yourself, you essentially are not a self."