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19 things that every mum does before 8 a.m. every day

A mum in the morning is like a bullet train on fire. Find out about all the things mums do for their kids in the morning

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For a mom, mornings are pretty much like a rapid military operation. The start of the day undoubtedly requires her to think like a genius, run like the wind and function like a machine. We all wonder how she manages to survive the challenges of the morning and ruffles just few strands of her hair in the process. Here’s how a mum’s typical morning looks like.

Things mums do for their kids before 8am

#1 Snooze the wretched alarm countless times before springing out of bed

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#2 Think, “Oh God it’s late,” a million times after opening her eyes

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#3 Try to gently wake up the kids, knowing well they won’t even budge

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#4 Brush and wash up at the speed of light

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#5 Start preparing for dabbas and breakfast like a domestic goddess

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#6 End up cooking whatever is possible due to lack of time

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#7 Iron the uniforms that were supposed be ironed the previous day

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#8 Check the school bags for forgotten stationery, books and crumbs

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#9 Pack in the tiffins and set out on a mission to wake up the kids, again

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#10 Start the wake up screaming song

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#11 Finally, lose it and threaten the kids with dire consequences if they don’t move it

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#12 Get the kids ready in record time

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#13 Convince the kids that burgers are not a good breakfast while trying to keep patience

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#14 Resist urge to cry after child reminds about a school project due that very day

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#15 Manage to make something of the project in hurried creativity

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#16 Comb hair, carry bag, take keys and wear something decent while running to the bus stop

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#17 Scream at the impatient bus attendant to hang on a bit longer

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#18 Wave bye-bye a thousand times till the bus finally disappears

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#19 Sigh and feel sad that the house feels so lonely without the kids

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So that’s a mum’s morning in a nutshell. If you are a mum, pat yourself on the back. More power to you, for many more mornings, super mommy.

 

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