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10 Wake Up Hacks Mothers Need

Not everyone is a morning person. When you add up working and taking care of your kids and house, you might never want to get out of bed some days. Even though your sheets are comfy and you are wrapped up in all of your blankets, you still need to get out of bed to get everyone to school on time. But how you get your family ready for the day when you find it difficult for yourself?

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Well, you need some great life hacks to get you up and going. So keep reading to discover 10 tips that can help wake you up in the morning when all you want to do is go back to sleep!

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10 Work Out

If you find it hard to get your energy going in the morning, you want to work out once you get up. Working out can be anything from going to the gym, walking around your neighborhood, or putting on a fitness instructor's YouTube video.

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Working out can really help get your blood pumping in the morning and put you in a better mood for the rest of the day. To make sure that you do actually work out, try going to bed in your yoga pants or workout shorts to remind you that you had this planned the night before.

9 Drink A Glass Of Water At Night

One of the best things you can do for your body is to drink enough water, so drinking a glass of water at night is a great way to get your body up in the morning. By drinking a tall glass of water right before bed, you'll notice that you have to use the bathroom once you wake up the next morning.

Once you are out of bed and have gone to the bathroom, it'll be easier for you to finish getting ready for the day (instead of being tempted to go back to bed). So use this natural way of getting up and ready if you find that your bed is always calling your name.

8 Go To Bed Earlier

One reason why you might find it difficult for you to wake up in the morning is because your body still needs some extra sleep to help it run at full capacity. This could simply be solved if you start going to bed earlier at night.

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With you getting the sleep your body needs, you will end up feeling more refreshed in the morning, ready to take on your day. If you're used to staying up watching Netflix all night, then you might want to reconsider what you do with your time.

7 Turn The Light On Once You Wake Up

When it is dark in your room, you're going to be much more likely to go back to bed then get up and start your day. So when you first wake up in the morning, even if you have ten more minutes before your alarm goes off, you need to turn the lights on in your bedroom.

Turning the lights on will help your eyes get adjusted to the day and wake you up even if you are still tired. Tomorrow when you wake up, turn on the lights and see how quickly you will get out of bed and start your day.

6 Jump In The Shower

Taking a nice shower is a way to feel awake on mornings when you really just want to stay in bed. The shower's warm water is sure to jump-start your system and get you wide awake.

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After you are done with your shower you are going to want to put your work clothes on and get the kids ready then to put you pajamas on and go back to bed, if you find that you like showering at night, just try one day where you shower in the morning and you will see how your mind changes.

5 Get Dressed Right Away

We all know that getting out of bed can be hard some days. That is why once your feet touch the floor of your bedroom, you need to go and get dressed instantly. Getting dressed for your day will send signals to your mind that you need to wake up and focus on the day ahead.

Once you get dressed, you're not going to want to lay down and get your work clothes wrinkled. Force your brain to wake up by getting dressed once you get out of bed in the morning.

4 Play Your Favorite Music

Sometimes one of the best things for you to do in the morning is to put on your favorite music to get your blood pumping. Playing your favorite music will put you in a good mood, and when you're dancing along, you'll be doing something active.

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Although you may only be moving your shoulders when you're dancing, listening to music can help activate areas of your brain to wake up. Create a feel-good playlist that you play when you are getting ready and making breakfast in the morning and we know that you will be tapping your feet along to the beat.

3 Set Your Alarm Away From Your Bed

If you are known for hitting the snooze button constantly in the morning, this wake up hack is for you. Sometimes it doesn’t matter that your alarm went off when you can just roll over and hit the snooze button in arm's length. 

That's why the best thing for you to do is to put your alarm on the opposite side of the room so you have to get up and leave your bed to turn it off. Getting out of bed and just walking that short distance in your room will get your body and brain what it needs to stay awake and get ready for the day.

2 Wash Your Face

One of the best things you can do when you first wake up in the morning is to wash your face. Washing your face will get rid of any bacteria collected on it from your pillow during the night. It's also a great way to feel more awake mentally.

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Once you splash warm water on your face you are going to be wide awake and using an exfoliant will only add to the fact that you are not going to want to go back to bed. Stock up on your favorite face wash and add this to your mornings to feel refreshed and awake.

1 Coffee

Can a mother do anything without coffee?! Coffee is something that you need to have first thing in the morning. The smell of the coffee will surround you in a hug while drinking the warm fluid will soothe the rest of you.

Sometimes just one cup of coffee is not going to be enough to get you through the day, so sometimes you need two or three cups. But whatever you need and if you make it at home or pick it up on the go we know coffee is something that you need to wake up in the morning.

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