Mom Life

Mom Tip #106

Okay, here it is…my weakness…my weakness is I LOVE to sleep!! So this next tip, I struggle with and that tip is getting up earlier than your family in the morning!

When I do (very rarely) the morning goes so much smoother and the day just seems to start better!

Every morning I get up about 5 minutes before my kids and I have no time, to myself, to just get a few little things done that make the morning less stressful; like letting the dogs out, getting my glass of orange juice and heck, just go to the bathroom! 🙄

Also, when I’m not rushing through the morning, my kids feel it too! They feel more prepared and less anxious ( which for my daughter with an anxiety disorder is very important!!) otherwise I’m yelling “5 minutes for the bus” “1 minute” “okay bus is here! Don’t forget your shoes” 😬

This is something I’m going to work on…I have to work on! Like I said; for my daughter with anxiety; being prepared and not rushing through the morning and only having 10 minutes to get ready and eat breakfast does not work for her and then we have a whole another set of concerns on our hands! 😕

I can do this…right?! Right?! Right!!! I’ll keep you updated…

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Sunday-a mix of worship and worry

I had always loved Sundays! It was a time for worship, family dinner, naps and being a day of rest. But these days, my Sundays consist of catching up on unfinished chores from Saturday and planning for the week ahead, inbetween going to church. And after Sundays, I know comes Monday -a day of worry of working all week and leaving my kids again. I have to give this worry up to God and ask for his help! Help to get done what I need too and not worry about tomorrow, so that when my kids think back about sundays, they have the same good feelings I had!