3 Ways to Power Up Your Morning Routine

This post is sponsored by Ancient Nutrition, but the content and opinions expressed here are my own.

I have never been a morning person, and although many people have said that will change after having kids that hasn’t been the case. Do I have to get up earlier because of my little rugrats? Yes. But do I thrive in the morning and do so with glee? Generally speaking, no. Haha.

In spite of the struggle, I want to maximize my mornings to the best of my ability. So I’ve asked the strongest mother I know (my mommy of course) how she powers up in the morning, and these are her top 3 suggestions!

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What Motherhood Means To…Sarah

I never expected to be a mother.

At first, it just wasn’t on my radar. My husband and I married at nineteen. We were in the middle of our college degrees and between our schooling, careers, church ministries, and building our newlywed life, the thought of becoming pregnant would send my mind into a panic.

Fast forward two years and I had the baby fever and I had it bad!

We graduated from college, moved out of our {awful} double-wide trailer and into a little blue house in the country. Life settled into a more predictable rhythm. It was time. It was time to add that tiny human to our family. And so with much excitement and anticipation for our future, we started “trying”.

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The Birth of a Lily: Part Two

I was supposed to have my 40 week check up on your due date, September 10th, but my OB was out of the office. She was available the next day, Thursday the 11th, and as much as I had said I didn’t want you to be born on 9/11, I awoke with great expectations of that day being the day.

We packed your big sissy up and made sure she had extra clothes for Nannie and Papa’s house. I had a feeling we wouldn’t be home that night.

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I Love My Mommy Because…

The moment I walked through the doors of my 4-year olds pre-k prep class, I saw that I was in for a  very special treat. My sweet child ran to me with a handmade (literally) bouquet of flowers, listing  reasons why she loves me. I’m quite certain I melted into a puddle right there on that floor.

Even though she’s come home with a new craft each week for several months now, (most of which serve as priceless decor on our refrigerator), something about this was different.

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Dear Husband, I See You

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My first post for Motherhood Inspired went live today. Here is just a snippet of the heartfelt letter I wrote to my husband, reminding him that I see him too.

I hope you will follow the link to read it in it’s entirety. Thank you so much for your love and support!

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