9 Ways to Be a Better Mom Every Day 1. Be the early bird. 2. Eat a good breakfast. 3. Leave the nest on time. 4. Greet your kids joyfully. 5. Exercise and make time for family fun. 6. Birds of a feather flock together…for dinner. 7. Make time for sweet pillow talk. 8. Get your ducks in a row. 9. Go to bed on time.