I was recently asked to outline my day as a Stay At Home Mom (SAHM) from a friend who will be taking on that role soon in her life with her little one. Now, first, let me put out a disclaimer that my day is not streamlined (maybe writing this out will help), my DH works from home so it may change things a little, and lastly this is just an example. Days have surprises and we tend to go just go with the flow most of the time. It’s good to have a general routine but don’t get stuck in it either.
Example of a SAHM schedule:
7:30 – 830: Wake up, breakfast, V plays, I do yoga/blog/use computer
8:30-9:30: Bathe us both, dressed, make breakfast for J
9:30-11:30: Go to town for a class at Y or library visit for V, run errands, do a project at home
11:30-12: Lunch and clean up
12:00-2:00: V’s naptime. I clean, read, bills, menus…
2:00-4:30: V’s free play. I play with her, read, clean…
4:30-6:00: Prepare dinner, cook, eat, and cleanup.
6:00-9:00: Family time – reading, playing, watching movie.
9:00: V’s bedtime
9:00-11:00: Mommy and Daddy time
What does your schedule look like in your home?