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Making Mornings Manageable

With almost no exceptions, when families speak to me about the most stressful part of their week, they will talk about the morning rush. No matter if the family is big or small, the reality of having a relatively short space of time to have everyone out of bed, dressed, groomed, fed and in the car on time is daunting for even the most experienced of parents. If you think about it, there is only really 1 hour of productive time to work with on a regular school day morning. That is not long and it doesn’t make allowances for those amongst us who are not at our best or most productive first thing in the morning! With such a short window to get so much done, some clever planning as well as keep