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Morning Rush

Updated on November 7, 2012

It seems that each morning I wake up and have to do my "morning rush" thing. No matter how early I wake up something seems to always slow me down. Taking into consideration that I'm not a morning person at all; I think I do I pretty well though. I usually hit the snooze button on my clock 2-3 times before dragging myself out of bed and taking a shower. Once I have gotten almost fully dressed I wake my kids up and help them start their day. After they are dressed, they sit down for breakfast and I go finish up what I started with getting myself ready. Then right before our mad dash out the door, something always happens. A book bag breaks, something's lost, someone forgot to brush their teeth, there's a big spill during breakfast and it needs to be cleaned up or something other of the sorts. These things are what take up time that I didn't add in to my equation when trying to figure out my schedule the night before. Although I know many different things that I can do to give myself extra time, it just doesn't always work out the way I want it to; Especially when I have those days when I think my children are moving in slow motion on purpose... Below I've listed some things that may help with getting up and out in the morning. I try to use most of them on a regular basis.

Tips to avoid the "Morning Rush"

1. Prepare as much as you can the night before.

2. Make a list of things you will need to do in the morning.

3. Go to bed at a reasonable time to get enough sleep.

4. Set as many alarms as needed to be sure you wake up on time.

5. If you have children; Set a time to wake children.

6. Know what you will prepare for breakfast

7. Set a time to leave the house and stick to it.

8. Give yourself at least 15 extra minutes just incase.

All though I often use these tips, something always seems to throw the entire schedule off. It's amazing to me how many days I wake up on or before time and still manage to leave the house in a mad dash. Maybe it will get better one day or maybe it's just they way it will be. I can say one good thing about it though... I have learned to work well under pressure. To every one that goes through a morning rush just about every day, remember to keep working on it and that everything will be ok.

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      Tiera Exum 5 years ago from North Carolina

      Thanks betty! That's a great idea. That should help motivate me to get up out of bed too. I will definately have to add it to my list.

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      bettybarnesb 5 years ago from Bartlett, TN

      Something that helps me is to praising God while I am still in the bed. There is a "build-up" in my spirit which helps my body to get moving faster. Just two or three sentences. Definitely makes a hugh difference in motivation in the mornings.

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      flashmakeit 5 years ago from usa

      Setting the alarm clock is very important and give yourself at least 15 extra minutes to be sure to make it there on time.

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