Rushing my kids comes to no good end. They get slower. Things get forgotten. The more we rush-the later and more stressed the morning becomes for the whole family.
One tip that has worked for me is to ask my slow poke son whether he wants to shower the night before or in the morning before his sister. He chooses before his sister because he knows it irritates her to wait. She is an early riser.
Why does this help my morning? He knows he loses the morning shower "privilege" if he is pokey about getting up and in the shower. Once he showers, he is moving. He gets dressed right away and then gets his breakfast.
As of tomorrow, you will have a new moderator on this exchange. I will be working with her while she gets her feet wet-but I would like you to welcome your new moderator: Lainey_WebMD Staff.
If you need to lose weight or get fit or just say hello-come look for me over on the Diet exchanges. If you have a child who demands a limited diet-but you want it a bit more nutritious-come over and say hello on the Food and Cooking Exchange .
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