Working Moms

How can I make mornings go more smoothly?

Follow the same consistent schedule each day if possible. This will help your children know what to expect.

Get up at least 1 hour before your kids do to exercise or have a quiet prayer time and a cup of coffee.

Get dressed before your kids wake up.

Have your children help set out their clothes the night before so there’s no arguing about what to wear.

Prepare lunches and backpacks the night before.

Let children do as much as they can by themselves—get dressed, brush their hair etc. This will help them feel independent while giving you free time to do other things.

Keep breakfast simple and portable and healthy when you can.

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How can I let go of my feelings of guilt about working?

Ask yourself why you feel guilty.

Do whatever it takes to help you feel good about yourself.

Join a working Moms small group

Make sure you are balancing work and family time

Celebrate the fact that your kids are happy and healthy.



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About lettertooursons

Yolanda Conley Shields Author of Letter's to Our Sons - Speaker & Let's Go Innovate Success Coach- RELEASED September 2013 Biography Yolanda Conley Shields Author, speaker, coach/trainer and business strategist and CEO & Founder at Let's Go Innovate from Innovation & Success Coaches Countless books have been published suggesting self-help advice for mothers and their sons to nurture their relationship, but none have offered both no-nonsense insight and humor with impactful faith-based take-away tools to help a mother shape her young boy into a successful man of Godly character. Letters to our Sons, Yolanda Conley Shields debut book is penned in a heartfelt, entertaining and motivational tone offering scriptural support as well as insightful steps to encourage mothers facing life’s challenges. With diverse, comedic and heartbreaking stories, Letters to our Sons captures the struggles and victories mothers face day-to-day raising their sons, and offers helpful and relatable words of wisdom and inspiration. As a mother you want the finest for your son, but the battle can be tough with peer pressure and societal influence. Letters to our Sons is sure to leave you encouraged and equipped to not only write your own son a letter but to partner with God to shape and move your son to live out the purposes God has designed for his life. This book is sure to create, grow and shape the unique bond you have with your son and make it last a lifetime! Build me a son, O Lord, who will be strong enough to know when he is weak, and brave enough to face himself when he is afraid, one who will be proud and unbending in honest defeat, and humble and gentle in victory." Author: Douglas MacArthur
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