10 Ways to Treat Yourself on Mother's Day

A Good, Long Soak

When's the last time you took a hot bath, perhaps with bubbles, the air scented with orange, azalea or vanilla? Maybe you opened a book, sipped champagne or listened to music while the faint light of candles flickered softly in the steam.

Oh yeah. It's a bath.

If you've got a soaker tub or -- lucky girl -- a Jacuzzi, you're good to go. Otherwise, we do recommend investing in a bath pillow.

Just send the kids to Grandpa's or out to the park with Dad, or give 'em some snacks and sit them in front of the tube. Your annual relaxation is certainly worth an hour of cartoons.

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