As a mother, I know the benefits that routines can have on my children. They are calmer, happier, less tired and better behaved when the routines in their lives are operating well.
Yet, I’ve never been so strict with myself in regard to the routines that would help ME be, well… calmer, happier, less tired and yes, probably even better ‘behaved’ too?!
Let's be realistic - no matter what you have to do or whatever time you have to get there by, mornings can be chaotic when you're trying to get the kids ready and out the door on time.
Yet some people make it look so easy, don't they?
They arrive at the school drop-off/day-care/workplace looking like they are totally chill. They aren’t raising their voices, or rushing their children along and they are calm and relaxed.Continue reading