Quoting DallasCowboys81:Im a stay at home mom. All my kids are in school full time now youngest in 1st grade. My day starts by getting them all up and ready for school, breakfast, off to bus stop. Come home clean house, decide whats for dinner either start prep for that or put it in crock pot. Start laundry, get kids from bus stop get them to sports practices then home in time to make dinner or eat. Its an every day process. Gets very boring ...
The girls and I get up around 6-6:15, they have breakfast (sometimes when they will eat), then they get dressed, the youngest brushes her hair and teeth and I get her on the bus for Preschool at 7:30.
My 3rd grader and I come back inside and get her hair done and brush her teeth, and she gets on the bus at 8:30.
I usually run down the street, get a coffee then come home, put on The Today show, clean, do laundry, attend Drs appointments, eat lunch then my yougest gets home at 1:30. When she gets home, we spend some time together then get my oldest off the bus at 330.
We all come in then I start dinner at 4, my oldest does homework and my youngest reads some picture books lol. On Tuesdays, and Wednesdays though we have dance and ccd so dinner gets pushed back on those nights.
They get TV time after homework, then 7:30 we shut the TV off and they can read or go to sleep. Bed time is at 8.
Usually after they go to bed I either watch tv with DH or go to sleep.
get up at 6:30am to get my 10 year old up and ready for school. at 7am send him off to the bus stop. go and crawl back into bed and sleep in till my 9 month old wakes up around 10am. then spend the day with her just hanging out playing and getting some cleaning done. my 10 year old gets home from school at 3:30pm. so then I spend time with him. talking to him about school and his day while he has after school snack. then he gets started on homework. my husband usually gets home right around this time as well. spend time relaxing and watching tv and that. then get started on dinner. then showers and bed.
I have a 5 year old, a 3 year old and a 3 month old. My oldest is in Kindergarten this year and the 3 year old goes to preschool two mornings a week, so our days sort of vary depending on whether it's a school day for the 3 year old or not. But basically I try to get out with the kid(s) in the morning...park, library, general errands, etc. and clean in the afternoons (I have a cleaning schedule that I made for myself and generally am pretty good about sticking to it). Laundry is kind of all day every day. I start dinner shortly before dh gets home or once he's home so he can watch the kiddos. Eat together, family time, bedtime routine, repeat the next day. I used to try to do a ton of housework on the weekends when dh is home with us, but I started feeling like every day was the same and that I had no break, so I stopped doing that. I only do totally necessary housework on weekends so that it still "feels" like a weekend, know what I mean? This is working out much better for me mentally. I love LOVE being a SAHM, but it took some getting used to initially. It's definitely the best thing for our family, though.
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