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Karin Lin

July 19, 2005 at 8:06 PM

A question for all the working moms out there, or anyone else who finds it tremendously difficult to work practice time into his or her schedule: how do you do it? And when? I leave for work at 8:30 a.m., get home 7-8 pm, then spend an hour or two with my young daughters before they go to bed. So the only time I have for practice is after 9:30 pm, and then I'm usually too exhausted to concentrate. The weekends are better, but my teacher says it's more important to practice many times a week than it is to practice for a long time. My experience leads me to agree.

I'm trying to build a habit of exercising a bit during my lunch hour, since that's something else that's fallen by the wayside, but I can't very well bring my violin to work and practice in the park in the middle of the day. (Well, I could, but that would draw more attention that I really care to have!)

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