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    Erm no, I'd have to be up at 5am to have time to do anything before DS gets up at 5.30/6am!

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    Oh good god no!

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

    Now that DS sleeps through I have the best of intentions BUT no matter how quiet I am he just knows I'm awake and has to get up too.

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    I would like to but unfortunately i have early risers they are usually up with daddy while he gets ready for work then i have to get up so i'm up and at 'em at 5.40am most mornings they demand brekky immediately so while they have brekky i unstack the dishwasher and drainer and then set about for our day

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    We are early risers, and yes, at the moment, we both get up at about 5.30am to do a quick prep for the day, since DD (6 weeks old) has been waking at 4.30am for a feed and I get up once she goes back to sleep. eg this morning, by 6am, I had cleaned her bottles, put out the rubbish, sorted the dishwasher, put in a load of washing and enjoyed a coffee with DH before DS1 and DS2 got up, which is 6am. The early morning is my favourite time of the day. Happy days!

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

    When I am working, yes I do. Although it's rare for there not to be at least one child up at any given time.

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    No way! I like my sleep too much. Ds usually wakes me about 8am then we start our day.

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

    No! Absolutely not!

    My "me" time is at night and the chores are done before I go to bed or will get done during the day.

    I love sleeping until the girls wake and then having cuddles in bed. I wouldn't give that up for chores!

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

    No way!! I do a the tiny bit of tidying up that's left over for the day once they are in bed I do a tidy up while thermy is cooking dinner or while they are eating dinner.

    I can't relax in the evening if the house is messy.

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

    Nope. Although I love the theory. My secret dream is to be a stepford wife. But alas....I'm not.
    DS1 gets up at 6:00am every morning and plays the iPad till we all get up around 7:00. Nothing would make me get up before he does! Madness!


 

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