It’s back to school time and you know what that means — freedom! Summer was great and nothing beats spending that much time with your children. But let’s be honest here. It’s exhausting! How will you take advantage of this new found freedom? Here are some tips from us.

Relax

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This may seem simple, but it’s so important! Take some precious time to yourself to kick back and relish in the silence. Whether it’s yoga, a nap or a bubble bath, take some “you time.”

Prepare A Nice Meal

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Maybe you don’t always take the time to cook a nice meal that YOU want to eat. Cook something for yourself and enjoy every bite!

Go Grocery Sopping

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Now’s a perfect time to do your shopping for the week. Without the hassle of the kids bothering you for sweet treats, you can take this time to get exactly what is on your list.

Go For A Walk

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Get outside! Whether it’s just a quick walk around the neighborhood or a nature hike, taking a walk is perfect for relaxing and clearing your mind.

Hit The Gym

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Any gym goer knows that peak hours are the early morning and evening. Beat the rush by going during school hours and get your workout out of the way before the chaos of dinner time!

Catch Up With Friends

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Reconnect with old friends or just grab a quick lunch or coffee with friends you may have neglected from being busy all summer. Update them on what you’ve been doing and have a blast!

Prepare Lunch For Tomorrow

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We know that coming up with creative snacks for your kids can be difficult. Pack something with the groceries you just got for tomorrow! This will take a lot of stress of of you the next morning.

 

What are your plans for back to school?