Things To Do Every Sunday for a Productive Week

by - 8/15/2021 12:00:00 AM


As a busy mom, having a productive week for me has come with alot of trail and error. As you start to create to your own routines, and see what work for you, and your family, below I'm sharing some things you can do for a productive week. 

Things To Do Every Sunday for a Productive Week

Create a To-Do List
I've learned that I'm highly productive during the week when I create a to-do list on Monday. You can easily section the list down to items that need to be completed by a certain day of the week of prioritizing your list in any way that you see fit. This really cuts out constantly thinking on Monday or even trying to remember everything that needs to get done. You can also always add to your list.

Create an At-Home Spa Day
I know this might sound silly, however for me personally, it's so nice to start my week rejuvenated from just simply having an at-home spa day. This honestly doesn't have to take much, and you can do what works best for you.
Take your clothes out for the week
This is something that I've done since my son was in preschool. Not only do I take out his clothes. I take out my clothes for the week as well. I'll typically have several outfits looks put together if I need to leave on a whim. I'm not spending hours putting looks together.

I've incorporated journaling into my daily routines, however, if you can't journal. I would at least suggest journaling every Sunday to decompress and get your thoughts out from earlier in the week. There are so many writing prompts for journaling. Just do a quick Google search to get inspired. You don't need a fancy journal. I just use the one that I purchased from Target.

Go Grocery Shopping

Based on my menu plan, it makes it a lot easier for me to go grocery shopping. I know what I need for the week, and I'm able to get my home fully stocked, especially since winter is fast approaching, and snow days will be following closely after. Since I tend to eat a lot of fruits and vegetables, I tend to go to the grocery once a week. However, do what works for your family, maybe based on your needs you only need to go to the grocery store once or twice a month. Do what works best for you and your family.

Meal plan for the week
If you've followed me for a while, you know that I meal plan weekly, for myself, and my family. It takes a ton out of the stress of "what's for dinner" everyone already knows what for dinner. I don't have to run to the store to pick up items, and many times. I can place the items in the crockpot, and it's done prior to everyone returning home for the day.

Wash clothing
Though I typically try to was load clothes at least every other day. I try my best to make sure that all the clothing in our home is washed, folded, and put away by Sunday. It just makes for a better transition into the new week, especially with having children who play sports.

Clean your home
I'm not sure if I'm the only person, but I can not function properly if my home is dirty. Let not forget about taking twice as long to look for something due to it not being properly placed in the correct destination, and/or it's covered over a pile. Take a moment to clean your home.

Review Your Planner and/or Schedule
I know this may sound simple. But it's super easy to add stuff to your planner, and/or phone, and totally forget about it. Trust me, get into the routine of checking all of your planners/calendars on Sunday to properly prepare for the week ahead.

Schedule/plan your Week Out
As the saying goes, a goal without a plan is just a wish. Plan your week out, create goals for yourself. This really does cut back on forgetting to do stuff. Do you need a refill on your prescription, do you have to return a call or follow-up on email. This is the perfect time to plan out your week.
  • Monday: Schedule Dentist Appointment
  • Tuesday: Follow up on Email
  • Wednesday: Looking into Doctoral Degree Programs
  • Thursday: See about any new job opening
  • Friday: Schedule a Lunch date with Maria

Do you have any Sunday routines?

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