Since you probably have a little one sleeping on your chest or a load of laundry to fold, I’ll get right to the point: it’s tough to find creative time after having a baby.
Aside from the tireless tasks of feeding changing, and sleeping, there’s you. And your sidelined writing practice. Once newborn intensity subsides, small slices of time begin to appear. And by small, I mean minutes.
But, that’s all you need to pick up your previous creative process.
We are all guilty of spending too much time staring at screens. Computer screens, cell phone screens, TV screens – each one is damaging to a writer mom and her children’s eyes. Commonsense.org states that children between the ages of 8-18 spend 7.5 hours daily with media and technology. As parents we can control screen time up to a certain age and then it becomes more difficult. Not only are children spending too much time in front of the screen, but so[Read more]
Childhood is an important part of every person’s life. What you learn in your childhood is what you carry throughout your life. That is why training your children in various aspects of life is so valuable. It is this time itself that we need to focus on sharpening the minds of our children. This adds to the overall personality development of the child. 1. Design a morning fitness routine Physical fitness not only benefits the body but it also sharpens the[Read more]
Isn’t it funny how a writer mom’s time works? That brilliant idea first comes to mind and you’re inspired. Excited. You can’t wait to share the words dancing in your head with the world.But months go by and you have nothing written.It wasn’t for lack of thought. Your brilliant idea was maturing like a baby in the womb but, especially since you’re a Mom, you simply couldn’t make time for the new idea. You had a family to feed, a[Read more]
Do you ever feel like your day grabs you by the hair and just pulls you through it? I used to feel like that almost every day. It was as though I had no control, I simply responded to one deadline after another. And at the end of the day, what had I accomplished? I had kept my head barely above water at work, made sure that my kids were clean and fed, and then fallen into bed to rest up[Read more]