Getting ready in the morning: one of the most dreaded parts of the day. Part 2.

In my previous post, "Getting ready in the morning: one of the most dreaded parts of the day", I addressed the challenge of actually getting our children out of bed. Now, it's time to get them out of the house. "Eat, please". "Brush your teeth". "Put your shoes on". "Backpack!", "Let's go!!!" How many times a morning do you say these sentences? Sometimes, innumerable. Mornings, in most households, seem to stretch and streeeeetch and never come up to the point were everybody is actually ready to leave. Parents get upset and so do kids. It is time for us to stop this. We all deserve a peaceful morning. Are you in? To do so, we need to first acknowledge that most kids (and grown ups) don't like