Hi all. I have a 4 year old and a 9 month old. This is my day.
Morning: 3 out of 5 weekday I have to get my 4 year old out of bed (never fun) and get her ready for school while I get myself ready for work. She almost always makes me late.
Work: I work with computers so I either have high people at the university needing me, or someone can't work because of a virus or computer is down. Very little down time.
Home: Pick on DD at pre-school then off to pick up DS at daycare (2 different places for money reasons). Get home. Put DS down at which point he cries (he cries almost always when he is not being held). DD wants something, mostly attention. I start dishes. I start laundry. I get DS fed. I get DD's dinner ready. I get DD in a bath. I give DS a bath. Somewhere in here (around 7:30 or so) DH comes home from work. I try to get dinner for him ready. I do dinner after that. Please read response for more.
Answer by theatregirl26 at 4:47 PM on Feb. 16, 2010
Answer by CorrinaWithrow at 4:54 PM on Feb. 16, 2010
Answer by theatregirl26 at 4:59 PM on Feb. 16, 2010
Answer by Malibustacy at 5:07 PM on Feb. 16, 2010
Answer by Malibustacy at 5:12 PM on Feb. 16, 2010
First, and this is not a criticism, you said your daughter makes you late. Simply not true. A four year old is not in charge of your schedule. I didn't see what time you put the four year old to sleep. But 7:30 or 8:00 at the latest her head should be on a pillow sleeping.Â Waking up in plenty of time, keeping in mind you know how long it takes to get your child ready for school, so that no one is rushed.Â If a child is rushed they are resistant and cranky.Â When rushed they will put road blocks in your way.Â Plenty of sleep and non rushed mornings.Â Packing lunches the night before, laying out clothes the night before, packing your car the night before, and getting yourself ready before you even wake her up can help.Â If your husband can assist you in your routine with your daughter that might help.Â Can your husband get your daughter ready for school and take her?
Answer by frogdawg at 10:13 PM on Feb. 16, 2010
Answer by frogdawg at 10:17 PM on Feb. 16, 2010
Answer by theatregirl26 at 9:29 AM on Feb. 17, 2010
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Answer by theatregirl26 at 9:39 AM on Feb. 17, 2010
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