With all that you do, it is important to have some quiet time for yourself. I am not a morning person by nature, I am one by habit. I have to make an effort to wake up before the kids or I feel like I am running behind the rest of the day. I do a daily devotional, pray and have a cup of coffee. Then I start breakfast.
There are other things that help me stay somewhat organized.
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For meal planning, I cook many meals in the slow cooker. I try to make extra so I can freeze half and have a meal ready to go later on.
I also made a reverse meal schedule. I wrote down what everything I made for dinner for a month. I wrote meal on an index card and put it into an index card box. When I finished my month, I had thirty dinners I knew my family liked and I knew how to cook. I use these meals also the framework for my next month. I reserved a day a week to try something new. If my family likes it, I put it in the box. Now my index card box is full of things my family loves. I get new inspiration from cookbooks from the library, websites, blogs, and food network.