You sneak out of your bedroom, maybe even in the dark.
Tiptoe to the coffee pot or the tea kettle.
Quietly and discreetly get the water flowing and the brewing started.
You sneak open the drawer, grab the spoon, grab your mug of choice and settle in for that first soothing taste of waking up.
And you start to remember what it feels like to be relaxed. And you are teased with feeling nourished for a minute. You start to think about all the things you can do and how you can be productive while also replenishing yourself.
Then it happens.
Pitter-Pat of little footsteps. Rustling sounds of pajamas rubbing against each other. Rattles of the much-loved bears and blankets. Questions. Demands. And the “Can I’s?” start up …
This is mornings in motherhood.
Uncertain yet blissful. Hopeful yet disappointing. Nourishing when it’s not aggravating.
In this week’s podcast, I’m talking about how to kickstart your mornings and Habit No. 2 in my 10 Habits of Highly Effective Mamas.
3 Ways to Kickstart Your Mornings
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Inside this Episode
There are a few things you can do to kickstart your mornings into the best possible day.
- Wake Up Early — Even just 15 minutes early can really transform your mornings — and your day.
- Create a Flawless Routine — Set up a plan that will be smooth for everyone – and offer some nourishing time for yourself.
- Plan Your Day — Mapping out how your day will go is a really easy way to gain some control over the chaos that is bound to unfold.
10 Habits of Highly Effective Mamas (FREE workbook + the 10 Habits)
The Rise and Shine Challenge (FREE morning challenge)