Why was the baby more put together than this mother? In the reflection of the car window, her hair was in disarray, face was shallow, and the shirt was worn already that week, or not even washed, who can remember these days. Meanwhile, a perfectly dressed baby was wearing Juicy Couture, polished, and drinking organic formula. The situation for mom was coffee, and noshing on tortilla chips and eating Friday's frozen entrees when time permitted. As far as the overall picture, it was not looking good. Mothers in general want to cry as they look at the sink of dirty dishes, unfolded laundry, and look at themselves in the mirror wondering “What the heck happened to me?” Well, it happened and you know what, it is fine to change your life and it is OK to not put your kids first all the time. If you are having dinner at a drive thru and the kids are eating healthy, there needs to be a change. If you are wondering if taking care of yourself is selfish, it is not. It is fine to think about yourself. Here are 6 reasons why.