5 Simple Tips for Busy Moms

By Paul Medley

Contributor

Post Date / 03/08/2017

For busy moms on the go, sometimes there just aren’t enough hours in a day.  Between taking care of the kids, work life, house chores, and other necessary responsibilities, finding the time to maintain a healthy lifestyle can often fall by the wayside. However, there are some convenient strategies that can make healthy living much easier, even on days with limited time available.

mom and son on the go

  1. Shorten the time of breakfast preparation: Kicking off the day’s first meal with a balanced diet is a vital key in maintaining healthy habits. Instead of cooking vegetables in the morning, add a proprietary blend of healthy greens powder into your milk or water.
  2. Make easy, healthy meals for lunch: Not every meal has to be a big production. With simple grains and fresh produce, it’s easy to make a wide variety of sandwiches, wraps, and salads for every day of the week.
  3. Turn exercise into a family affair: Not enough time to hit the gym? Get the kids involved! There are plenty of ways to get moving, like taking a stroll through the neighborhood together as a family, or using commercial breaks during TV time to squeeze in some sit-ups and pushups.
  4. Schedule quiet time before bed: Dedicate at least 25 minutes every evening to unwind in peace without interruption. Whether it’s reading a book, meditating, or taking a hot bath, use that “quiet time” to relax and let the stresses of the day just melt away.
  5. Get some rest: Don’t skimp on sleep. A healthy body needs plenty of sleep to operate at peak efficiency, and going without quality rest can lead to all kinds of undesirable health problems. Allow for at least 7 to 8 hours of sleep every night for better physical and mental health.

mom on the go

A healthy mom makes for a happy family. By taking proper care of yourself, taking care of others comes much more easily. It’s a win-win for everyone.

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