Category Archives: Morning

The way we spend the first 60 to 90 minutes of our morning dictates how we will feel for the rest of the day. Wake up FOR your kids instead of wake up TO your kids.

How Waking Up Before My Kids Saved My Motherhood

How waking up before my kids saved my motherhood

This is how my mornings looked like, some time ago: I would wake-up when my (then only) child was calling me out from her her crib. This was usually between 5:30 – 6:30 AM. I stumbled to the kitchen, fixed a bottle, gave it to her then proceeded with changing diapers and choosing her clothes.…

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Why is it so Hard to Wake Up Earlier

why is it so hard to wake up early

After reading Sapiens last year, I changed my mind about some things and understood many more, but one massive take-away for me was the deeper understanding of how story-telling has been ingrained into our development as humans and is the base of how we make sense of what surrounds us. Not only the stories we…

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How I Became a Morning Person

The day I became a morning person

I’ve always believed that the best of life happens in the night. I’ve never had any issues being awake until 2 AM or working night flights. That’s until I had kids. Not because I minded being awake; that was not at all an issue. Being awake EARLY, however, is what smacked my face hard on…

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How to Look Forward to Your Mornings?

how to look forward to your mornings

For a vast majority of people, waking up earlier is viewed as a punishment. When we have to do it, we must go to bed earlier, which means we are missing out on whatever fun and excitement happen in the night. Most of the times we attempt to go to bed earlier, we toss and…

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5 Tips for a Good Night Sleep

5 Tips for a Good Night Sleep Magical Mom

“Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise,” was something Benjamin Franklin believed in. While the benefits of early bedtime are undisputed, achieving sleep of good quality, as a mother, might be a challenge greater than expected. 1. Don’t eat late And especially don’t eat sugar, caffeine or carbs late…

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How to wake up earlier without waking up the kids?

How to wake up earlier without waking up the kids?

Many mothers embracing intentional mornings are discouraged because when they attempt to wake up earlier, the kids wake up with them. And that is not only counterproductive but also it defeats the purpose of putting your alarm earlier to spend quality alone time. You will instead spend time with a cranky toddler who didn’t get…

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How Do You Start the Day?

How Do You Start the Day?

Just a while back I was watching a video discussing morning routines. A sentence got stuck in my brain, playing in a loop, just like last week, when I got the “Wheels on the bus” chorus stuck in my brain cells. I wake up FOR my kids vs. I wake up TO my kids. I…

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5 Tips on How to Wake Up Earlier

how to wake up earlier

1.Become aware of the season you’re in I’ve followed a Periscope discussing mothers being either in a season of grace or a season of work. The season of grace is when you are pregnant, or nursing, your partner is working odd hours, and you want to be up to see them at night, or when…

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My Morning Routine

After writing this article, many readers wrote to me asking for the specific morning routine I have. I was resistant to share that because what works for me might not work for you. My morning routine is something I developed over the years, based on my needs – an introvert who cherishes silence but has…

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How to Have a Good Day

How to Have a Good Day

Most people are happy. Most mothers are happy. But we often feel we are not happy enough, consistently enough. Sitting back and expecting happiness to hit your soul and household won’t happen. We expect happiness to be something that just pops up, but in truth, happiness needs to be generated. We need to learn what…

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