Morning Rush

In the grand scheme of things, your morning routine might not seem that important. The process of waking up, cleaning up, getting dressed, eating, and traveling to work, when compared with the hours you spend actually working, is pretty insignificant.
Try taking ten seconds when your alarm goes off to pause and think about the truly important things you'd like to focus on or accomplish when you get up. Ten seconds in the morning can make the rest of the 86,400 seconds in the day a lot better.
Do your mornings suck? If mornings at your house resemble Filene's Running of the Brides or Black Friday morning, then it's time to get a handle on it. The best news is that you can. No matter how crazy our mornings, we can all instill a little sanity -- and create a positive feedback loop for the entire day.
Move your body Sleep... or exercise... sleep... or exercise? If you're one of those motivated people who's going to skip
It's a lifestyle preference, many believe, but science says otherwise. Whether or not you can become a morning person has little to do with choice and a lot to do with your DNA, or more specifically, your chronotype.
I think it's important to stay connected to our kids and reassure them that they are still loved no matter what. It is especially effective in the heat of the moment. Who wouldn't want that extra reassurance after so much tension? Leaving things as they were could have been a black cloud over all of our days.
Here are the four things that have changed the father my kids interact with when they wake up in the mornings. I wish I could say it only impacts me. But I'd be lying. In a short period of time, our entire family dynamic has changed.
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Simply put, your circadian rhythm is your body's internal clock. Operating on a roughly 24-hour cycle, it governs our sleep-wake cycle and plays a large part in everything from hormone release to body temperature.
Imagine if your mornings were quiet, relaxed and thoughtful. Imagine starting your day feeling focused, energized, ready, and with a clear idea of what you want to accomplish.
Every morning, we are out of time. Out of patience. Out of motivational ideas worthy of the pages of glossy parenting magazines. I don't have a bike to throw, but I'd toss my cup of coffee at something if I didn't need it so much.
We all have a horror story about being late -- arriving at a wedding just as the bride and groom are running off in a shower of birdseed or picking up your panicked child at an otherwise empty field after baseball practice. You're not alone. So before you're late for your next very important date, consider these six tips for being right on time.
I will no longer take the morning for granted because I know there is adventure in the unknown. I know now that there is beauty in awakenings. I know there is joy in the moment the open eye meets the sun and the air.
It's nice to wake up to the promise of a delicious drink.
For an instant, my mind flashes visions of those naïve bygone years, me and my beloved sipping a cup of tea on a bench, in a resplendent garden, having philosophical discussions... ha! Right now, "Wake up the kids" seems to be the most romantic thing I can say.
I know we're only in week one of school, and I have been known to wane on resolutions in the past, but I think this one's a keeper.
Whether you’re a morning person or a night owl, we all start our day at some point. And we all seem to start it differently
“Fox & Friends” reports Ashley Clawson was shopping at a Victoria’s Secret in Austin, Texas when her 4-month-old son, Beckett, started to get fussy. Clawson needed to feed him. However, a store clerk told Clawson she couldn’t nurse in a Victoria’s Secret dressing room. Instead, the employee told her she would have to use an alley instead. KTBC reports Victoria’s Secret says this is against company policy and apologized to Clawson.
A church in Nevada County, Calif., has been ordered by local officials to remove a sign that says, "Support Our Troops," or
Many kids tune out a well-meaning parent's efforts to get them to rise and shine, going back to sleep over and over.