Ever feel like some mornings are a crazy rush to get out the door no matter how early you got up?  Today, World Moms Blog writer Karyn Van Der Zwet asked our writers,

“What time do you have to get up most mornings and what time do you leave the house?”

Check out what some of our World Moms had to say…

Alison Lee of Malaysia writes:
“Before the baby came, I used to be up by 7 am. Our new normal? I could be up anytime between 4:30am – 6 am! And, we don’t get out much :)”

Hamakkomommy of Japan writes:
“Up by 6 to make breakfasts/lunches and do laundry, leave at 9 when I take Sister to preschool.”

FireCrystals of India writes:
“Since I am now close to my office, and have a live-in maid, I wake up around 7:30, have breakfast, and leave for office by 8:45.”

Mamma Simona of South Africa writes:
“Having older kids is a treat! 🙂 I get up at 7:30 am when hubby takes my “baby” – the 16 yr old – to school. I leave as soon as I’m ready, but no later than 8:45am (some days I take longer to get ready than others because of the Fibromyalgia).”

Galit Breen of Minnesota, USA writes:
“My kids are up no later than 7, and we have to leave the house by 9. Somehow, we’re still always rushing out the door!”

RoxIsBrilliant of Nevada, USA writes:
“Weekdays we’re up at 6:30 to leave the house by 7:30. On weekends the 5 yo is still up around 6:30/7 but he lets me snooze until 8 or 9 – depending on our plans for the day!”

Karyn Van Der Zwet of New Zealand writes:
“We’re up at 6:00am and are out the door by 7:30 am.”

Carol @ If By Yes of British Columbia, Canada writes:
“Up at around 6:30, generally woken by a baby saying “HI!” into my ear repeatedly. Baby is fed and dressed by quarter to eight. Walk the dog and get on the road to daycare by 8:00-ish. Work at 8:30.”

Maman Aya of New York, USA writes:
“The alarm goes off at 6:30, although I often get up before because one of the kids wakes me. We are out of the door by 8 to get to school.”

Asha of Nigeria writes:
“I am up at 6:00 a.m. to make coffee and check emails. At 6:15, I begin assembling the lunchboxes. The kids wake up at 6:30, eat breakfast, get dressed, get their hair done, and are out the door by 7:15. The moment when they leave the house and I still have hot coffee in my mug is one of the best of my day.”

Meredith of Nigeria writes:
“I am up each morning at 5:30 each weekday morning. It’s the only way I am guaranteed an uninterrupted shower every day! Then, I check emails at 6 a.m. start coffee and get my son up at 6:30, make his breakfast, pack lunches for both my kids and get him on the bus for school at 7 a.m. Then, the second round with my daughter starts at 7:10 with her breakfast and we are out the door by 8 a.m. :)”

Martine of Phillipines writes:
“I get up at 7 AM, make a simple breakfast and feed my toddler son. By 8, I’m checking emails and beginning my social media management tasks. I work until 10:00, usually doing client work (writing, managing social media, consulting). I only leave the house for meetings, which I limit to once a week max.”

Dee Harlow of Virginia, USA writes:
“I am out of bed by 6:15, wake the kids up by 6:45 and leave the house by 7:20…a mad mad rush!”

Lady E of Indonesia writes:
“5 AM to leave at 7:10.”

Maggie Ellison of South Carolina, USA writes:
“I am up at 6:30 and out the door by 7:45 to take my son to school.  Then, I am back home for some coffee and to begin the rest of my day.”

What about you…what time do you kick your day off at?  

And do you have a question you would like to pose to our WMB writers?  If so, email us at wmbsidebareditor@gmail.com to see what they have to say.

Don’t forget to visit us tomorrow to check out the travel itinerary for next week!

– World Moms Blog

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