1-Start measuring coffee granules and slowly, slowly wean myself off
2-Start stretching and exercising daily (make it a fun thing with the kids)
3- Get into a consistent daily laundry routine
4-Start-up daily parenting reflections again (so that I am holding myself accountable)
5-Make connecting and enjoying my children a priority. I should be able to relax and enjoy this time (as I let go of to-do lists and other stressors and just hang out with the people I love most). I should see it as a way of filling up my own love tank. Like how I take time out of my busy routine to have coffee with a friend and just chill. I can just chill with my kids too. But also, it should fill up my ‘productivity tank’ (yes- I just made that up) because connecting with my kids is the biggest thing on my to-do list. It really should be a win, win, win, but I think I need to psychologically make that connection, and tell myself, that I can just let go and relax and enjoy them, but at the same time I should feel good that I am doing the really important stuff in life. Its hard to explain. Its like I need to give my brain permission to relax with my kids. And make sure my brain knows that that is the most productive and important thing that I could possibly be doing.