How do you look most mornings at 10:00 a.m.? How do your children see you each day? Are you ready for the job that you have to do? Are you dressed for it?
Here are two articles that I read long ago and I remember them both often.
Dressing to the Shoes by Flylady
I have been doing this for years and it makes a big difference in feeling ready to go.
The View from Childhood by Charlotte Siems
I would also say that you can look cute and put together in a cute pair of sweats, a t-shirt, and some tennis shoes. The point I got from her article is to fix your hair, put some make-up and earrings on, and look nice. Don't wear stained, dingy looking clothes just because you might get spit up on. I do have a cute apron and use it daily.
One more thing. You are never fully dressed without a smile. It might sound cheesy, but it is true! A smile is always the most wonderful accessory to make you look and feel your best.