Think outside the square! This can be tricky when you are sleep-deprived, but oh so worth it to get a system in place to allow some YOU time!
1. If you can’t get someone to look after your children so you can get to a fitness session, tee up with another trusted mum & take turns in looking after each other’s kids. It is a great FREE way for kids to build social skills & they can learn so much from time with another loving family! It may be stressful at first if you’re not used to leaving your child, but can soon become a wonderful new opportunity to lead a fulfilling & healthy life for both mum & bub/child.
2. If it’s nap time for your bub/child & you want to make it to a fitness session, get Gran or Grandpa to pop over & sit in for a short while. If you don’t have grandparents around to help out, other options may be: a lovely young person (Uni students are always looking for a few extra $$$) in your neighbourhood looking to do baby sitting (depending on the age of your little one), or strike a deal with another mum to pop over & perhaps you could pick her child up from school (or whatever) to return the favour.
If you have a good suggestion to help other mum’s….. please leave a comment below.