Life Hacks that All Moms Need to Know

When you bring a baby home from the hospital, it brings with it so many feelings. A feeling of love for your new baby, as well as a feeling of being overwhelmed by all that you need to do. Which is why every new mom needs to take some time out and figure a few things out. There are plenty of ways that can help your life as a new mom, so make sure that you take advantage of them. Even if you’re not a new mom, there are certain hacks that can help us all. We would love to hear what you think!


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Create a Routine


Routine can be a little dull of us as adults. But with children, gone are the days of laying in or taking spontaneous trips to the coast. If you were already a person that liked to plan, then this will be something familiar to you. But if this is a whole new world to you, then you just need to know that having a routine can really help you know where you’re at with things. You know what your baby or children are doing, as well as what you need to be doing with your time. So create a schedule that works for you and try your best to stick to it.


Ask For Help


There is no getting away from it; being a parent is hard! There are so many rewarding things about it, but some days are just darn hard. So ask for help when you need it. You might need a neighbor to babysit for just an hour so you can get groceries alone. It might be that you decide to hire maid services to clean the home every so often. Just do what you need to do to be the best mom you can be and stay sane. A happy mom means happy kids, right?


Keep a Journal


Although it may not seem like it at the time, keeping a journal can be such a great thing to do. Not only can you enjoy it and find it cathartic to write, but it also means that you can record the things that your children do, like funny things that say or the milestones that they reach. Trust me; this time with younger children flies right on by. So embrace it and keep records of it all.


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Make Mom Friends


Even if you have got a very understanding partner, sometimes you need another woman to talk to. Another mom that knows exactly what you are going through. So if you don’t already have too many mom friends, then look for ways to meet some more. It might be that you could try a new baby class or toddler group. Keep those friendships alive, and they can last a lifetime.


Take Care of Yourself

It can be hard to find the time to take care of yourself when you’re a busy mom, but it is oh, so vital. Set aside time to exercise or to do a hobby that you love (even if that just means taking a nap alone)!

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4 comments:

  1. Your words are so important! As busy moms we need to make time to take care of ourselves or else we can take care of our loved one! Thanks for sharing!

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    1. Yes! I love you blog, Jessica and I'm happy to see you back. Your post about the food festival in Oregon was very fun!

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  2. Yes yes yes such great tips and a routine is so important when you have little ones

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    1. Yes, that routine is one of the most important things for the little ones. :)

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