Giving Some of My Morning to My Son

Making changes to my morning routine to accommodate my early-bird third-grader.

Photo by Nyana Stoica on Unsplash

Mornings are my sacred time. I am usually awake between 4:00 and 4:30 a.m. Coffee, journal, reading, then writing. At 6:45 I wake my husband and by 7:00 we make sure that the kids are moving so that they can be ready for school. But this means I usually have more than two…