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6 Tips for Staying Unstoppable During the Holidays
I wrote this post as part of my participation in a blog tour for The Motherhood on behalf of the makers of Children’s MOTRIN® and received compensation to thank me for taking the time to participate. However, all opinions expressed are my own.
The holidays seem to come faster and faster every year. It never fails but all of a sudden I feel like a deer in headlights and then I am rushing right up until Christmas Eve. It sounds crazy but I wouldn't have my holidays any other way.
In between all of the shopping, baking, cooking, cleaning and working, there are several things that I do during the holiday that help me stay unstoppable.
6 TIPS FOR STAYING UNSTOPPABLE DURING THE HOLIDAYS
1. Get plenty of sleep.
7-8 hours of sleep at night may seem like a luxury at time but you need a good night's sleep to function properly. I consistently get around 7 hours of sleep a night and if not, I try my hardest to get a nap in.
Drink as much water as you can. I make certain that I always get 8 glasses of water in each day.
3. Don't skip meals.
Make certain to eat three healthy meals per day. Skipping meals can lower your blood sugar and make you feel tired.
4. List everything out.
I plan out my entire day by making a TO-DO list each night. Then I go through it the next morning to make certain that I didn't miss anything. Check out these cute free holiday planner printables to help you get started.
5. Plan it all out.
What stores do you need to get to today or what errands do you have to run? Take a few minutes and plan your entire route out to save a lot of time during the day. Also print any coupons that you might need.
6. Carry snacks and a water bottle everywhere.
I have a little snack box that I carry in my purse at all times. I add a water bottle in there is a well and I am always ready.
Want to be unstoppable during the holidays? Follow the tips above and you will have a much easier time.
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The makers of Children’s MOTRIN® meals to keeping the kids entertained on rainy days. Moms may not always realize it, but they are amazing in so many ways. Moms are on call day and night and have so much unique knowledge that can really help other moms. That’s why the makers of Children’s MOTRIN® asking moms to share this knowledge in the form of tips and tricks that help keep them going.
These can be their own tips or those from moms they know, and can be about everything from how they create quick meals for their family to how they keep the kids entertained on a long drive.
SHARE YOUR TIPS AND TRICKS WITH THE MAKERS OF CHILDREN'S MOTRIN
The makers of Children’s MOTRIN® are asking Moms to post their tips and tricks to the MOTRIN® Facebook page under each week’s Kelly Ripa question video and for every post, Children’s MOTRIN® will donate $1 to Safe Kids Worldwide, a global nonprofit that provides moms with the tips they need to help keep their children safe. Moms could even win weekly giveaways of $100 gift cards just for posting.*
*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY, OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES are inspired by all the things Moms do, from quick family & D.C., 18 AND OLDER. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. Promotion ends 11:59p.m. ET 12/28/14. Sponsor will donate $1 for each approved Submission made as part of the promotion, with a minimum donation of $30,000 and a maximum donation of $50,000.
For Official Rules, and complete details, visit www.unstoppablemoms.com. Sponsor: McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division of McNEIL-PPC, Inc. To learn more about Safe Kids Worldwide visit safekids.org.