white and yellow back ground with the words how I got through the summer holidays in black and pink and graphics of a rain cloud, a laptop and a sun in black and pink

As I write this it’s the last full week of the summer holidays and my children are spending the week with their dad. This is a welcome relief for me as I’ve juggled A LOT over the past however many weeks (can’t keep up). In summary…

Keeping the kids entertained

Having friends over, going on a couple of adventures, holiday clubs, watching my youngest step out on the Wembley stadium pitch as a mascot for the Women’s Leeds Rhinos rugby team!

Stuff for me

A witchy festival, family wedding, gigs and at least one night out. 

Work

I’ve also had to keep on top of my workload – for me and for my clients and prepare for starting something new!

How did I manage the summer holidays?

One simple word: plan.

👉🏻 Before the holidays started I organised with my ex when we would each have the kids. I signed them up for holiday clubs and scheduled time for us to do some things together. 

👉🏻 I said yes to the things that I wanted to do for me and sorted travel, times etc. 

👉🏻 And I identified all of the tasks that had to be completed for work and added tasks to Asana with deadline dates.

Managing time

In order to get everything done I had to manage my time as well. Over holidays I will sometimes get up early and work before the kids wake up. This means I can finish early and spend time with them. 

But I don’t do this every day because I don’t want to burnout.

The result

We made some great memories, I discovered new things and met new people, all my client work was completed by the 3rd week of August.

So what am I doing in this final week? I’m preparing for some new training I’m receiving, namely:

  • Chakra Balancing Diploma
  • Law of Attraction & Spiritual Toolbox Diploma
  • Quantum Holographic Echo Healing Diploma

So chances are I’ll be looking for some willing volunteers to hone my new skills with.

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