I'm much faster now. When you only have a certain amount of time to write, after a while you learn to use your time well or you stop writing.
I think we are bound to, and by, nature. We may want to deny this connection and try to believe we control the external world, but every time there's a snowstorm or drought, we know our fate is tied to the world around us.
Mothers always find ways to fit in the work - but then when you're working, you feel that you should be spending time with your children and then when you're with your children, you're thinking about working.
Ironically, now that my children are older and gone quite a bit, I find it harder to work when they're not around. Too much free time!