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The Essentials: Getting Time Back Into Your Day


This post is sponsored by bobsweep. Although I received a free product from the company in exchange for my review, all thoughts and ideas are my own. Thank you for learning about the brands who help support Motherhood Through My Eyes. 


Making time for everything sounds like a wonderful idea until you try to fit it all into a schedule. Maybe you succeed in doing so, but actually tackling what you wrote down for that day? Now that’s a challenge.

Like most challenges, the idea of crossing everything on your list sounds more exciting than it looks. What if I told you there’s a way to make your day run a lot smoother during these summer months?

3 Ways To Sprinkle In More Time
As a stay-at-home mom who works from home, I find myself constantly juggling and having to choose the tasks I’ll actually tackle throughout the day. No matter how many times you adjust your schedule to fit everything in, there’s always something that comes up. Isn’t that the wonderful part of being a parent? 

To help increase the quantity of time I spend with my family, I’ve decided to work smart these days. Below are three ways I’ve been able to throw in more time into my everyday life:

1. I started using the dishwasher.
This sounds silly, but I started using the dishwasher during my third pregnancy after purchasing our home last year. Using the dishwasher then helped me minimize my load during bedtime clean up. Today, I use it less but continue to keep it running at night for the doggy bowls and such. It helps keep the pups’ bowls clean and out of the way at night.

2. I use bobsweep.
For quick touch-ups or to get rid of the pet hair during shedding season, I turn on the bobsweep PetHair Plus Wet/Dry Robotic Vacuum. It makes it easier to spend time with the kids during the day. Whether we’re just watching a movie as a family or catching up on shows, we try to make the most out of the time we get back. My husband has even turned it on after bringing home the pups from the dog park to help clean up the mess they track on their way in.

3. I focus on five things daily.
A day with the kids can feel like a lifetime — at least putting them to bed does! One thing I like to do as soon as I wake up is to think of the most important things I’d like to accomplish that day. Then, I narrow them down to five I can achieve that day and begin to tackle them. I don’t like setting unattainable goals for the day, so I make it easy for myself throughout the week.

Are there any tips you’d like to add to throw in more time into your day? Share them below! 

Former B2B editor and marketing manager turned Family & Lifestyle blogger. Fatima is passionate about life and being social. When she isn't running around with her husband, three kids, and two pups, Fatima helps other bloggers and local businesses with their online marketing strategy. If you have any questions or would like to connect, feel free to reach out via email: tima@motherhoodthroughmyeyes.com

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