How to Make More Time for Your Kids

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Navigating parenthood in today’s fast-paced environment can be challenging. With work, social obligations, and other commitments, it can be difficult to find time to spend with your kids. But making time for your children is important for their development and well-being. So here are some tips on how to make more time for your kids.

Learn to Delegate at Work

It’s normal to want to feel indispensable at work. But if you’re constantly bogged down with tasks, it will be difficult to find extra time for your family. 

Learning to delegate work responsibilities will free up some time to spend with your kids.

Take a look at your workload and see what tasks can be delegated to other people. Then, start training other people to do them. This may require some upfront time investment, but in the long run, it will pay off by giving you more free time.

For instance, say you’re a building manager who needs to hire a company for a foundation repair. After you have, there’s no need to stay and supervise every single construction process. This task can be delegated to an assistant or a junior staff member who you’ve trained to do just that. 

Get Organized at Home

You’ll be amazed how much time can be freed up by being organized. 

You’ll have more time to spend with your kids if you’re not constantly wasting time searching for things or cleaning up messes.

There are a few key areas in the home that can be organized to save you time:

  • The kitchen: Meal planning and prepping ahead of time can save hours each week. Invest in some quality storage containers and cook in bulk when you have the time.
  • The bathroom: Keep a declutter basket in each bathroom so that family members can quickly tidy up before leaving the house.
  • The bedroom: Make the bed each morning and put away clothes as soon as they’re taken off. This will help to keep your room clean and clutter-free.
  • Playroom: Keep toys organized and in their designated area so that they can be easily picked up when it’s time to tidy up.

Have Meals Together 

Eating meals together as a family can make a big difference in your child’s life. Mealtime is an opportunity to connect with your kids and hear about their day. 

It’s also a way to model healthy eating habits.

If you can’t manage all three meals, don’t worry. Any meal can be a family affair, even breakfast. It’s the quality of time spent together that counts, not the quantity.

You can even take things a step further and make these meals fun by incorporating family games or activities into them.

Spending time with your kids is important for their development and well-being. If you’re struggling to find time in your busy schedule, try these tips to make more time for your kids.

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LaDonna Dennis

LaDonna Dennis is the founder and creator of Mom Blog Society. She wears many hats. She is a Homemaker*Blogger*Crafter*Reader*Pinner*Friend*Animal Lover* Former writer of Frost Illustrated and, Cancer...SURVIVOR! LaDonna is happily married to the love of her life, the mother of 3 grown children and "Grams" to 3 grandchildren. She adores animals and has four furbabies: Makia ( a German Shepherd, whose mission in life is to be her attached to her hip) and Hachie, (an OCD Alaskan Malamute, and Akia (An Alaskan Malamute) who is just sweet as can be. And Sassy, a four-month-old German Shepherd who has quickly stolen her heart and become the most precious fur baby of all times. Aside from the humans in her life, LaDonna's fur babies are her world.

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