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142: How to Maximize your Time as a Busy Mom // Ceri Payne

How to Maximize Your Time as a Busy Mom with Ceri Payne and Rachel Nielson, host of Top Motherhood Podcast 3 in 30 Takeaways for Moms | Ceri Payne by popular US mom podcast, 3 in 30: image of Ceri Payne.

As moms, we’ve got a lot going on all the time. I did a brain dump the other day of everything I’d like to be doing right now with my home, my family, my business, and my personal goals, and it was four pages long! Which is why I’m so excited to be talking to Ceri Payne today!

There are only 24 hours in a day, and it is simply just NOT POSSIBLE to do it all all at once. Sadly, it is also not possible to “create” more time–but we CAN maximize on the time we already have and make sure that we are using it wisely and in a way that truly aligns with our highest priorities. Today on the podcast, we have a guest who is an expert in teaching women how to do just that. 

Ceri Payne is a woman who definitely knows how to maximize her time. She went through the rigorous training at the Life Coach School with Brooke Castillo and started her successful coaching business WHILE working full-time as a special education teacher and being a devoted mother to three teenage girls. She now specializes in coaching overwhelmed moms on how to balance the demands of life and motherhood while creating their businesses. Whether or not you are ever interested in growing a business, I know the tips that Ceri has to share today are going to help you discover more time in your days so you can more fully pursue your interests, goals, and relationships.

Three Takeaways for Maximizing your Time as a Mom with Ceri Payne

1) Batch like-tasks together within your housekeeping and other life responsibilities, so you’re not wasting time and energy on task switching.

2) Minimize the number of decisions you have to make daily by developing routines and rhythms for as much as you can within your life, like laundry or even washing your hair.

3) Plan time to plan your time. This upfront investment will pay back dividends in the clarity that you’ll feel every day.

Show Notes

Ceri’s Website: https://organizedlife.coach/

Ceri’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/organizedlife.coach

Ceri’s Freebie: 24 Ways to Save 24 Hours This Month

Minimalist Meal Plan by Miranda Anderson

Brooke Castillo “Throw Away Your To-Do List” (episode 261)

Related Episodes

Episode 59: 3 Tips to Create More Time in Your Day // Lauren Golden

Episode 14: Getting Out of Overwhelm: A 3-Step Process // April Perry

Episode 48: How to Find Time for Personal Development as a Busy Mom: The 3 Ps // Mary Jenkins

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What tips from Ceri Payne did you find most helpful? Let me know in a comment below!

About the Podcast Host, Rachel Nielson

Rachel taught high school English for five years before deciding to be a stay-at-home mom to her two miracle babies, Noah Atticus, who was adopted, and Sally Grace, who was conceived through IVF.

In her life, Rachel has experienced great sorrow but also great joy--and she loves diving deep into the topics that matter most. Thank you for listening to the podcast and giving her a chance to share her heart.

4 Comments

  1. Valerie on 08/11/2020 at 5:02 AM

    Hi Rachel! I don’t have an iPhone, so I can’t leave a traditional review, but I really do love your podcast and have been listening faithfully for years. You have become one of my friends that I can’t wait to hear from each week, especially during the quarantine! I refer back to things I’ve learned often and refer others as well. Thank you so much!☺️

    • Rachel Nielson on 08/13/2020 at 1:43 PM

      Oh thank you so much for the support!! I REALLY appreciate it!

  2. Kristen Stivason on 08/27/2020 at 4:54 PM

    Hi Rachel, it won’t give me the option to write a review on my podcast app but I have recommended your podcast to many of my mom friends! I found your podcast about 6 months ago and LOVE the fact they are quick, always have helpful information and are on a variety of topics. I’m thankful you have created so many podcasts as I typically don’t listen to them in order but find one specifically to fit my needs that day! I give you five gold stars and always look forward to listening to you!

    • Rachel Nielson on 08/31/2020 at 1:35 PM

      Oh thank you SO MUCH!!!! This means the world to me, Kristen!!

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