Peaceful Mornings: 6 Ways Moms Can Get Organized & Start Their Days With Clarity by Eirene Heidelberger

6 years ago

Peaceful Mornings: 6 Ways Moms Can Get Organized & Start Their Days With Clarity

When moms put themselves first, they may feel much calmer when handling their kids' endless needs. Here's how to get your day started nicely and set a peaceful tone: 

  • Before kids are ready for breakfast, create mommy time. Wake up an hour before your family to enjoy a cup of coffee with your thoughts.
  • Check your calendar to get your mind around the plans you've made for the day.
  • Plot your to-do's for the day while being mindful not to overwhelm yourself.
  • Answer emails and return texts.
  • Use leftover time to surf social media, pet your cat, stare at the ceiling.
  • Get dressed and game on!

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Elisa Schmitz
Great list, Eirene Heidelberger ! I definitely plot my to-do's, but then I get quickly overwhelmed, LOL! I am trying to meditate before I start my day. I find that deep breathing helps (also at the end of the day)!
Eirene Heidelberger
More meditation @elisaallschmitz, less overwhelm!
Ann Marie Patitucci
This sounds great, Eirene Heidelberger! Now to get this night owl to wake up a whole hour before everyone else! :)
Gail Harris
I'll join in here. I always get up at least 45 minutes to an hour before my son on school days. I couldn't function otherwise. Definitely meditation and reading from a book that just inspires me as I sip my coffee. Then game on. @eirenent. Thanks for your he clarity of this tip.
Elisa Schmitz
Awesome add-on, Gail Harris ! This tip by Eirene Heidelberger is spot on! Moms need that time.
Eirene Heidelberger
Gail Harris I know your family appreciates the calm and steady you bring to the morning routine!
Gail Harris
Elisa All Schmitz 30Seconds Eirene Heidelberger I try. There's no other way. I appreciate your both being moms and how full your lives are.
Meredith Schneider
So gonna try this Eirene Heidelberger ! I so need to wake up earlier but like Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead said I need to get to sleep earlier.. I find myself decompressing and doing catch up at night after everyone is in bed.

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