June 28, 2012
Being a mom requires you to multitask constantly. Aside from prioritizing your family and juggling your career and house chores — you need to give importance to yourself as well. Regardless of whether you are a new mom or not, parenting requires a big percentage of your time, and this causes most moms to be sleep deprived. Moms need sleep in order to combat fatigue, so here are a few tips to get enough sleep while taking care of the kids:
Get into a routine
Create the right kind of environment
Maximize your time
Limit caffeine intake before bedtime
As much as you can, avoid taking in too much caffeine when it’s already late in the afternoon to evening time. Caffeine is a stimulator that will keep you active and alert; it is found in chocolates, sodas, coffee, tea, etc.
Sit back, relax and enjoy parenting
Because life requires so much from us, we live it in a very stressful way, oftentimes forgetting the importance of spending time with our loved ones. Being a parent is certainly challenging, but setting priorities and effective time management are the key steps to attaining a meaningful parenthood.