The Quaroutine of an Academic Parent

How-to do Academia in 5 hours a day. With a baby. And a mother-in-law.

An Apple desktop on a table with a lamp, shelves, and a few Monstera leaves.
Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash

5–6: The Baby wakes up. Which means I wake up. Sometimes I can get him to sleep in. 630 if I’m lucky.

7–8: The golden hour. If I can get out the door by 7, I try to go for a run. If the surf is calm, I’ll swim. If not, I’ll pedal on a stationary bike. My mental health and daily productivity depend heavily…