Master time management can be very difficult task, in fact the most organized Moms gets frustrated as there is never enough time in a day to get everything done. When you have kids life becomes very unpredictable. Avoiding chaos altogether may seem impossible but with our time saving tips you may be able to maximize the hours you have and make most out of it.
Plan your Hours
Make a plan, how you are going to spend your hours everyday. Give more time to tasks that are important. Experts say that people tend to spend hours on tasks that could have been done in minutes. Eliminate the tasks that can be done another day or thats not in your schedule for the day.
The first step in getting organized is knowing what is important and what can wait for another day. As a rule of thumb organize your tasks in 3 different categories,
1. Tasks that needs to be done immediately.
2. Tasks that can be done any time during the week.
3. Long term tasks or ongoing ones that is done everyday.
Ask For Help
When you are short on time or you are really tired and need some rest, ask for help. You can recruit your partner to take sometime off from office to help you with parenting. If you and your partner are on the same page with parenting this could help you organize and structure your week. You don’t have to do everything yourself, you don’t have to be a supermom. Make friends with other Moms, one day she could do some tasks for you while you watch her kids for an hour.