I've got three kids, my oldest being 4, and I struggle with finding time to write. So I tried to create a schedule. My oldest goes to preschool at 9, I clean up the house until 10, write from 10-11 (keeping the TV on for the other two kids), play with the kids from 11 until I pick up my son from preschool at 12. Problem is that the schedule almost never works out for a number of different reasons. And if it does work out that I'm ready at 10 to write, I get a huge case of writer's block! So then I try to write after the kids are in bed - I've got my wine, I'm more relaxed. But I'm only successful a few nights of the week.
So my question to you moms is, when do you find time to write? Thanks! =)
I started my blog last August--just as my oldest started Kindergarten. Since then we've had a bedtime schedule that works for all of us. Boys in bed by 8 pm, read them a story, lights out, feed dogs, work on blog. I feel for you, Deb, with 3 kids age 4 and under, I'm not sure I'd have the time or energy to write!
I have a 6 yr old and 2 yr old, and normally my older son is at school, and my younger has been napping in the day, so I write then. It has been spring break this last couple of weeks and I've hardly had a minute for anything. I guess I fit it in whenever I can.
I fit in writing here and there throughout the day! My oldest is 6 and in school - my 4 year old is fairly self-entertaining at moments and my 2 year old is not so much. Leaving the laptop on the counter or kitchen table is a good solution. But not feasible for everyone. Nap-time is my valued - precious - fabulous alone time of the day! God bless you with 3 kids 4 and under...ugh......it gets easier.....right?? RIGHT?!?!?!?!? :)
I have the exact same troubles as you Deb, I've got a 4 year old, 2 year old and an 8 month old. I've got the baby on my lap right now,the 2 year old napping and the 4 year old at preschool but I can't put together 2 thoughts to actually write a whole blog. I usually try to write whenever a free second comes along (HA!)
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