When my husband makes a smoothie in the morning, I have him double up and then pour the extra into popsicle makers. Later, when the kids want a snack, they think they're getting a popsicle treat, whereas I know it's actually healthy!”
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I clean my bathroom while the boys are in the tub....I am stuck sitting there anyway, may as well keep busy!
When cooking spinach, don't bother with the hassle of taking it out of the pack, boiling water, and wilting it over a pan - just chuck the sealed bag in the microwave for 45 seconds on full blast.
Keep a container of wipes in your bathroom, and wipe down the sink and counters after your brush your teeth at night. It makes deep-cleaning the bathroom much easier, too!
Stretch as soon as you wake up. It gets the blood flowing, clears your head, and makes it easier to start functioning first thing in the morning.
As soon as you get home from work, put a big pot of water on to boil. Chances are, you'll need it for whatever you're making for dinner and, if you don't, you can dump it on top of your dirty dishes and they'll practically clean themselves.
As soon as I get to work each day, I write a to-do list. It helps me stay on track, and crossing things off makes me feel great.
When I am completely overwhelmed I close my computer, make some tea and re-write my to-do list on a blank piece of paper.
A glass of red wine does wonders for me after a horribly stressful day.
Frozen juice boxes make excellent lunchbox icepacks.
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