So you just took your kids to school for the first time and just arrived home, with the kids at school, now what? Seems strange that this would be an issue at all but you can’t get a full time job because you need to pick them up from school at 3:30 unless you have after school care and the amount of part time jobs out there is virtually non-existent, what are we going to do with our day? It’s going to be really quiet, so quiet that the only thing you will hear is your dog snoring. Feels like an empty nest at home. So what to do you ask, try out some of the following tips to make the most of your freedom.
Too Quiet At Home? Try Playing Music
Seeing as the kids are now in school, the house will seem quiet, very quiet! It can often feel rather uncomfortable and sometimes having some music on or even the TV playing in the background can do the world of good. So try this next time the house feel too quiet and it should boost your mood. If you are thinking that you don’t have enough music to get you through to lunchtime, try using a website like accuradio, you can choose from many genres and have countless hours of great music.
Find Other Mums With Common Interests
This is a great way to make some new friends and keep busy during the day. Having a long lunch with friends can be a great idea or even doing classes with friends such as yoga or palates. You can also meet great like minded people in these sorts of classes. Or you can try searching for mothers groups on the internet for your local area.
Take Up That Hobby You Have Always Wanted To Do But Never Had Time For
This is a great opportunity to take up that hobby that you have always wanted to do. Take up that sport that you used to play or try something new. Remember, playing sports is a great way of losing weight and feeling much healthier. Or perhaps even study externally. You will have lots of time to study during the day and even get that degree that you have always wanted. You could try taking a painting class, yoga classes, or anything else that you have always wanted to do. The world is your oyster.
Try Volunteering Or Even Start Your Own Business
Another great way to get satisfaction and keep you busy is to either volunteer or start your own business. These are great ways to keep busy while helping other people, a win-win situation. If you are thinking of starting your own business, look into government funding as depending on where you live, there may be significant government incentives to help you get your business underway.