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How to Establish the Perfect School Run

UNITED STATES OUTLYING ISLANDS | Friday, 17 August 2018 | Views [83]

Moms have an awful lot to do in the first hour or two of a day, and so making that slice of the morning - from waking up to dropping the kids off at school - as efficient and well-organized as possible can save you a great deal of hassle over the years. From breakfast regimes to back-packing expertise, this article is a comprehensive guide to getting your kids into class with ease and panache so that you can concentrate on your own responsibilities for the rest of the day - before the home-time bell, of course.

Waking

Most moms wake slightly earlier than their children in order to prepare little bits and bobs in the home for when they’ll be down for breakfast. Don’t worry about making noise - kids are far easier to get out of bed when they’ve been awake for a little while anyway. Some moms might choose to tempt children to the breakfast table with alluring scents and sizzling bacon, but equally effective is a radio or television switched on. Routine is key here: your kids’ sleeping patterns will determine how easy it is to drag them up each morning.

Breakfast

It’s the most important meal of the day, especially for kids who’ll need some energy to power their developing brains and who will not be able to snack at school until lunchtime. In recent decades it’s become clear that pancakes and bacon every morning isn’t the most nutritional way of getting your kid’s belly full in the morning, so act on medical and pediatric advice and vary breakfasts along a healthy line: low-sugar cereals and toast will do just fine. As soon as you can, entrust your kids to make their own breakfast - it’s useful for their time-management skills.

Ready for Leaving

In the swirl of activity following breakfast, it is sometimes difficult to discern just how little you and your kids actually have to do before piling out of the house and into the car. Really, your children have to take care of their hygiene, pack their bag, and dress themselves. This should take very little time, especially if you make bag-packing a nightly ritual, not a morning one. Make sure there’s enough clean clothes in the house to prevent mad dashes into the laundry basket and, again, make these post-breakfast events into a tight and unfailing schedule.

Transport

Once all the preparing is over, it’s time to get your children into school. A school bus will provide a useful ‘end point’ to your morning schedule - your kids will need to be waiting outside at a certain time each day - but if you’re driving, it’s still good to have a time set for everyone to be ready to leave. For those that need it, purchase a breathalyzer in car that’s discreet and allows you to drive with confirmation of your soberness, thus protecting your children while also abiding by laws and perhaps reducing your insurance payments.

The morning routine of getting the kids into school can become a relaxing and organized start to your day with these easy-to-follow tips.

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