People like to ask questions about morning routines. It’s a source of endless fascination. I’ve been asked that question so many times: what’s your morning routine? They seem to be expecting an inspiring answer. I hate to disappoint. I end up saying something about not being a morning person. Or maybe I describe my idyllic morning, the morning routine I wish I had. And this was all before I had a baby. I love the idea of mornings, but they don’t love me. The reality is this: I don’t have a morning routine and never have. I sleep as long as humanly possible. Which is why overnight oats & a glass of milk are my friend—not just because they’re a New Year’s resolution friendly dose of morning protein, nutrients, and a great superfood vehicle. But that too.

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