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Are you up before your LO's?

Do you get up before your LO's wake up to get things done and ready around the house, or are they your wakeup call? How much earlier do you wake than them?

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TarraJoy

Asked by TarraJoy at 6:20 AM on Oct. 7, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • I get up at 4:30 and get my daughter up at 5:00 to get ready for work, school, daycare
    Moms_Angels1960

    Answer by Moms_Angels1960 at 6:24 AM on Oct. 7, 2010

  • Since School started I get up at 5:45 am to 6:00 am get double check everything for my little man, & then around 6:30 wake him up to get him ready.... && I'll be up until 11:30ish tonight to make sure Hubby gets up to go to work on time..... & his lunch & such is packed
    lilmoosesmom

    Answer by lilmoosesmom at 6:24 AM on Oct. 7, 2010

  • Oh yes! I need my time to wake up in peace. I get up between 5-6am and they get up around 8am. I sit around for a while, then pick up, and shower. If I sleep in, my whole day gets thrown off. I'm a little anal, I guess...lol
    toobigfrogs

    Answer by toobigfrogs at 6:25 AM on Oct. 7, 2010

  • i wake up at 5:30, and hide in my room watching crappy tv, and doing this until I get them up at 7....lol
    LuvMyMedic3ID

    Answer by LuvMyMedic3ID at 6:28 AM on Oct. 7, 2010

  • I get up at 5:30am I am already, I then have to get my daughter up at 7:00am to start getting ready for preschool.
    sta517

    Answer by sta517 at 6:47 AM on Oct. 7, 2010

  • I'm always the first one up - even on the weekends. Heck, there are days I'm up before my dog! I usually will enjoy at least one cup of coffee before the fun of the day starts. On school days, I get my DD up about an hour after I'm usually up.
    TeensMom07

    Answer by TeensMom07 at 7:05 AM on Oct. 7, 2010

  • I wake up very early. I do bookkeeping and paperwork- computer work in bed until it is time for everyone to get up. (and my husband brings me my coffee). If I have an early appointment, I get up and move so very fast.
    tootoobusy

    Answer by tootoobusy at 7:07 AM on Oct. 7, 2010

  • At this stage our nights are determined by our LO. She's normally our wake-up call. Right now, any sleep is a blessing. We set and alarm each night just in case but our DD has never failed us :)
    CassyzMom

    Answer by CassyzMom at 7:25 AM on Oct. 7, 2010

  • I am always up before my son. On weekends, my DH is usually up before me.
    mommy11260

    Answer by mommy11260 at 7:26 AM on Oct. 7, 2010

  • I worked part-time 2nd shift up until a couple weeks ago, and I would always just take any sleeping in I could get when DS wouldn't wake up at the crack of dawn. Now I just work 2 days a week, and it finally dawned on me that my day might go much smoother if I get up BEFORE him, and get things in order. It seems like that's what many mommas do!
    TarraJoy

    Comment by TarraJoy (original poster) at 7:38 AM on Oct. 7, 2010

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