Wake Up 30 Minutes Early
Yes, sleep is a very precious thing, but getting a jump on the day before the rest of the family gives you a chance to have a breather. Take advantage of the extra alone time to take a shower, exercise, or get a jump on a bit of work. Prerna, from The Mom Writes, finds waking up a half hour earlier than the family gives her a head start on chores and work, making morning routines so much easier.
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