make time for (someone or something)

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make time for (someone or something)

To allot time in one's schedule for a particular activity or to spend time with a particular person, especially when one has to cancel, postpone, or move other activities to other times. Dad had a hectic work schedule when we were kids, but he always made time for us. Having two young kids really makes it hard to make time for exercise.
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It may seem silly that someone has to tell you to make time for yourself, but if you're feeling rundown and a bit out out of sorts, it may be more than tiredness.
When you have three kids in different schools, a husband who works all hours, a job of your own plus all the housework to do, it is easy to forget to make time for yourself.