Every parent has a favorite horror story about The Morning Rush. There’s the tale of the backwards underwear, only discovered on the way to school. Or the Day the Thermos Exploded in the Backpack. Or there’s just an ongoing tale of many, many days of profound and general Frenzy.
What can you do besides stand like an addled deer in your child’s zooming headlights? Experts say that that answer lies in routine, routine, routine. Here’s an activity that can help get all of you calmly out the door in the morning. It helps with reading development, too. Plus, it’s fun!