There are a few tips that can make things a little less painless:
- Do things the night before, such as have all the homework and items needed for any classes packed in the book-bag ready to go. And have your child pick out their outfit for the next day and have it laying out where it is easy and quick to get to.
- Set a routine each morning so that the kids get into the habit of following it. When they know what to expect each morning it makes things a little easier.
- Breakfast before school is definitely a good habit for children to have. And there are a few ways to save time with breakfast as well:
Instead of having to heat up your stove and drag out pots and pans every morning for breakfast, it might be a good idea to invest in a multiple use unit that can be used to make waffles, pancakes, bacon, sausage, eggs, and more. Then you just have one thing to clean up each morning instead of a sink full. A good example of one of these units would be a griddle grill waffle maker Black & Decker makes one called the Black and Decker G48TD 3-in-1 Grill Griddle and Waffle Maker:
What are your tips for making back-to-school easier?