?The first day of school should be a joyous occasion for kids and parents alike. But in today’s society, many moms are too overwhelmed with endless back-to-school responsibilities to share in the excitement of starting a new school year with their kids. Nationally syndicated columnist and top selling author Lisa Earle McLeod has tips every mom needs before their kids hit the books. In fact, a new survey reveals that 98 percent of moms admit they are over-worked and in desperate need of a Me Zone- a place where they can recharge and relax. However, nearly three-quarters say they face some sort of obstacle in carving out time for themselves from busy schedules to budget. But McLeod says moms can tend to their responsibilities: There are easy ways moms can recharge and make a space to call their own without having to bolt the bathroom door says McLeod, author of the new book Finding Grace When You Can’t Even Find Clean Underwear.In just 10 minutes, moms can foster instant ambiance in their favorite corner of the house, whether it’s the kitchen, the bedroom or the home office. McLeod gives moms step-by-step instructions for creating their own customize Me Zone. Whether, the boss needs the final report in five minutes or the kids are stalking her like the paparazzi, McLeod has some simple ideas for moms to create a space of their own in the office or any room of the house. More about Lisa Earle McLeod: Lisa Earle McLeod is a nationally syndicated columnist, top selling author and sought after speaker. She has appeared on hundreds of TV shows including Good Morning America, and has been seen in major publications like Newsweek, USA Today, O Magazine, Christian Science Monitor and Glamour.