I wake up whenever my kids wake me up, usually around 7. Feed them. Bring them to my MIL's house at 9.30 am. I work from 10-5 (or 6, depends). We eat dinner with my MIL and family at around 7.30, let the kids play for 30 more minutes, come home, bathe them, story time, say a prayer for daddy, then they are asleep by 9.30. I go to sleep around 1am.
Wake up.. nurse the baby. Hopefully fall back asleep for a short amount of time. Wake up when SO gets home around 5-6am. Talk to him for a bit then hope to fall back asleep. Wake up & nurse the baby again. Get DS up for school at 8 & on the bus. Usually by that time DD is up for the day. Feed her breakfast & find something to do to keep her busy. Then I feel like the rest of my day consists of attempting to clean, nursing, feeding DD, and entertaining them both. DS gets home around 4. Help him with homework & make dinner. We all eat as a family then SO leaves for work. At that point I just try to survive the night until bedtime lol. I'm not adjusting so well to having a toddler and baby in the house. I don't have a real "schedule" at this point.
all out the door for school processeat and do what I need to for myself and other taskshomework and dinnerbedtime and then it starts all over again.
I wake up around 6:30 each morning and get myself and my daughter ready for work/daycare. We leave the house at 7:45-7:50. I drop her off and am at work by 8ish most mornings. I work at an elementary school as a financial secretary. I leave work around 4:30-5 everyday. During the week when we get home, I am getting ready for the next day. Getting our clothes ready, getting dinner, bath if it's a bath night. I get to relax around 6ish. At work my day is never the same. The weekends we generally sleep in and just relax. My dad and step mom come up every week or every other weekend to visit my daughter. My husband leaves for work at 4 am each morning. He usually gets home around 6pm. That's why I try to have stuff done by then so we can relax together with and without baby. She goes o sleep between 7-7:30.
5:30-wake up, start getting ready
6:00-wake kids (boys-5 and 2) up and get them ready
6:45-leave to drop boys at daycare and go to work as a secretary at a small office
12:00-LUNCH! yay =)
4:30-Leave work and get kids from daycare
The evening is different depending on the day of the week. Mon-Tues we have the evening off so I cook dinner, feed the family, and clean a little. My husband will either play with the kids or clean while I cook. By the time dinner is cleaned up it's usually bed time, or maybe there will be time for a show. Wednesdays we rush to soccer and I stop to make sandwiches SUPER FAST before we go. After soccer everybody watches a show and then we go to bed. Thursday and Friday my husband gets the boys from daycare and I have to be to my second job (waiting tables) by 5:00. If I'm closing, which generally I am, I will be off by 11:15 on Thursday and a little after midnight on Friday.
Saturday and Sunday I don't work unless I pick up a shift at the restaurant (which I only do if we are super broke). Usually we do laundry, clean, and PLAY!
EDIT to actually answer your question-lol
I am very happy to be married to the love of my life and have two wonderful boys. We are blessed to have enough money for all of our needs, but I wish there were a little more for our wants. Mostly I dream of being a SAHM someday. I absolutely HATE missing out on so much of my kids lives. To be completely honest, I wish we had waited to have kids until my husband could earn enough for me to stay home. I really want to have another baby but that isn't a possibility until I can be a SAHM because daycare is just too expensive, plus I don't think I could go through leaving an infant to go to work again.
I'm a SAHM. My day consists of taking children to school, playing with children, cleaning, cooking, laundry, reading, cafemom (lol), errands, and spending time with my family. I never get bored and I'm amazed by how many things I do in a day and how I never run out of things to do.
I get up,go to the bathroom,have 2-3 cups of coffee,read my e-mail & get dd up for school. After she leaves for school I usually shower & dress for work,then I get the bus for work. I usually check in with receptionist when I get to work see what she or any co-workers have for me to do,I do any & all jobs given from computer driven work to answering phones to looking at contracts. Then I come home usually about 3 pm change out of my work clothes & into sweats,greet my dd home from school,answer more e-mails that have accrued while I was away at work,if Molly's friends come over I go upstairs to her room to watch tv for a few hours. Then about 6 pm I start getting dinner together which we eat together at the coffee table in the living room. Sometimes one or two of her friends keep us company while we eat. Then when they leave I either leaveMolly to her own devices or go to bed.
Wake up at 3:15am or 4:15am depending on when DH decides to startwork. Make him breakfast and coffee. Go back to bed.Wake up at 6:50am make DD breakfast, pick out her clothes, pack her backpack and take her to school. From 8am to 9:30am is breakfast and cafemom, facebook, pinterest, emails, news and weather.9:30 is sweeping, vaccuuming, making DD's bed and general tidying up11:30 I make DD's lunch and bring it to her at school12:15 I eat lunch and hop back on the computer for a bit1pm I tak Shadow (the dog) for a walk and feed him2pm finish whatever I didn't get done in the morning or come back on the computer3pm pick DD up from school, make a snack and chat with her for a bit4pm start dinner5pm eat6pm relax with the fam7pm help DD with homework and get her showered and ready for bed8pm Do the dishes8:30pmDD goes to bed and as soon as she falls asleep I go cuddle with DH or more ;)10pm DH usually falls asleep and I come on the computer til around midnight and then go to sleep too
Since I'm home alone every day all day there's really not too much cleaning up to do. So I do have a lot of freetime for my hobbies. Most days of the week DD has a friend over. Laundry is my favorite chore so I save it for days I'm more blue than others and do it while I'm eating or running errands. I'm fairly content with how things are but I do miss socializing.
I don't have any friends here so it does get boring and I easily slip into a depression because of it. I need to be constantly stimulated and I don't get that being alone all day long. Soon I'll be going to work again and I know that part will get better but then I'll also have much less time with DD and DH and less energy for my hobbies.
I'm a SAH, homeschooling Mom. I walk dogs 4-6 days a week depending on weather and Dr apts, etc.
So typically I get up at 8 am
get dressed and wake the kids as I go to walk the dogs from 8:30-9:45
Get home and eat and start the kids on school work. I do housework or Scout stuff, or read while they do work and help with their lessons as needed. We are usually done with school around 2 pm.
We have diffferent classses, sports and Church and scout events each afternoon or evening.
Connect with CafeMom:
Switch to Mobile Site
Getting Started Guide
Frequently Asked Questions
Part of the CafeMom family
© 2014 CMI Marketing, Inc. All rights reserved.