8 Time Management Tips for New Mom

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When you are a new mom you might think, there aren’t enough hours in a day. With these time management tips for new moms can help! As a new mom, it is totally normal to feel like you just have time to feed and care for your newborn. They require a lot!

These time management strategies below, you might find ways to help manage your time so you feel you are getting the maximum use of your time!

New Mom Tips for Managing Time


Try and get things organized. Have a calendar that you write down all upcoming doctor appointments and such. Then make a point to look at it every morning so you are prepared. Planning is a huge key, that way you know what you can say yes to and what you need to say no too! Don’t take on too much! And of course, you want to shout out to the world about the arrival of your little one with birth announcements that you can create online.

Try and look at your schedule and the way you do things and see how it is working. Could you find a way to cut down time doing chores? Maybe find a hack for cleaning grout that can cut down time, etc. serve easier side dishes and meals that require less prep time. Really look at the time it takes for each task to see if you can reduce your time.

Diaper Bag Ready to Go

Next, comes getting organized with the baby. Have the diaper bag in an easy to grab spot and have it ready. Make sure diapers are stocked, change of clothes, pacifier in along with other needed items. It will save time rushing to get everything next time you leave last second. If you have two diaper bags, maybe keep one in the vehicle so it is there and waiting!

Quick Meals

Cooking can take up a lot of time, so consider quick meals using an Instant Pot or crockpot! Or if you can find time have freezer meals prepped for easy dinners. This can free up time in the evenings for you to do other tasks, whether it be work, household cleaning, etc. tossing meals in a crockpot in the morning and having dinner ready at night with minimal prep helped a ton! Serve a side salad or veggies, something quick! When you do cook up a meal, make a double batch and freeze one. This is a great way to stock your freezer without setting a time just for freezer prep meals.

Online Orders and Curbside

Using sites like Amazon, Jet.com, AmazonFresh if in your area are great. Local grocery stores are now letting you order online then picking up at curbside at the store. Order staple items like toilet paper, baby product, dry goods online and ship to your doorstep. Utilize the options o save time running to the store. Or if you do order online and just pick it up! It will help eliminate used time getting in and out of the vehicle with baby!

Delegate or Ask for Help

As a new mom, most of us think we can do it all! There is no harm in asking for help so you can tackle your to-do list or even take a hot shower or nap! Being a new mom can be overwhelming, and it takes some time to adjust. Asking your spouse, friend or parents are ok!


Try and create a routine each day! Try and get a feel for feedings and work around them. Set a time for dinner each night, an estimated bedtime for baby, and so on. This can help dramatically in relieving anxiety. It might take trial and error to find your right schedule and before you know it, things run smoother.


I am sure you are thinking when can I! Make it a priority to sleep, even if you skip cleaning to get a nap. Trust me, sleep is a must. You will drag all day, your mind won’t be as clear and it won’t utilize your time. Sleep when you can and you will have more energy to tackle that list. If you don’t get everything done that day, it’s ok! Tomorrow is a new day and everyone will survive if the laundry isn’t folded and put away!

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