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    Default Do you get up before the kids to do chores?

    I remember SIL saying once that she gets up before the kids as there was so much to do.
    I'm a SAHM ATM and lying in bed (dh has just left for work), kids are asleep (7m old and 3yr old). Im considering:
    - emptying the dishwasher
    - steaming some veggies (baby food)
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    However staying in bed with the 3yr old is nice!!

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    I'm up now (but so is my 4 yr old). I'm doing the school lunches, have a load of washing on and I've tidied the playroom

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    Ok, I'm going to drag my butt out of bed.

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    Default Do you get up before the kids to do chores?

    I have a 3 year n 1 year old n would love to get up before them but that would probably mean getting up at 3am to do chores mr 3 sleeps in our bed most nights n he wakes up the minute I get out of bed

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    Yep up at 5.15am to unpack the dishwasher, get a load of washing going, tidy the playroom and a quick wipe over the bathroom. Then I take the time to enjoy my only cup of coffee for the day and maybe a piece of toast. DS (aged 5) and DD (aged 4 months) are still asleep.

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    Default Re: Do you get up before the kids to do chores?

    Nope. Sleep is way important to me than chores of any sort.

    Only days you will find me up before DS is when I have work.

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    Default Do you get up before the kids to do chores?

    Well in 15min I managed to do almost 2 things until my 3yr old woke. I'm back in bed with him for cuddles and watch a bit of abc.

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    I consider myself a morning person and I quite like quiet time to myself in the morning to get my head in the right gear for the day and plan things. The reality however is a very long way from ideal. My dd is significantly disturbing my sleep most nights and I struggle to get more than 6 hours of broken sleep a night, so there's no getting up before the kids for me. And on mornings like today my dd decided that 5:15am was morning anyway, so I'm well & truly up now. Speaking of which I probably should get off the computer & do stuff while dd is happily playing and ds is yet to wake ... I probably have about 2 minutes til he's up!

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    Default Do you get up before the kids to do chores?

    My 7m old just started to sleep a full night (this morning woke at 4.45am then resettled) after nights of waking a number of times. I too would stay in bed as long as possible those mornings.

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    Default Re: Do you get up before the kids to do chores?

    Absolutely not! No chore is that important to me.

    Plus... My son is ALWAYS the one to wake up first.. Always has been. I barely even need to set my alarm.

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