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Never be Late Again

On weekday mornings, it’s often a rat race to get things done and the kids out the door in time for school. These 3 tips should make the rush a little easier

 

 

1.    Manage the minefield

  • ‘When kids hear, “Let’s go! We’re late!” they dig in their heels and slow down.’
  • ‘Stay positive and calm and focus on the prize of getting out the door. Avoid time consuming tussles.’

Child-development-and-behavior specialist Betsy Brown Braun

 

2.    Invite other opinions

  • Get opinions from other moms on how they deal with their mornings.

 

3.    The Step-back Strategy

  • Make getting to school your child’s responsibility.

Clinical psychologist Dr Thomas Phelan

 

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