It is the hottest part of the summer and your kids are out of control. They sleep until noon and stay up until after midnight if you let them. Most parents, and kids, too feel at least a little pressed for time around the beginning of the school year. So make a checklist to get your family through these dog days of summer and into the back to school mindset.
Crack the whip. Getting the kids back in a routine will help the first few weeks of school go much more smoothly. Ease them into the new school year by reestablishing regular wake up and bedtimes that incrementally progress toward the school schedule. If your house looks like a mess, a list of housekeeping chores can also help the kids, and grownups, get back on track.
Hold a scheduling party. Attendance by all family members is required. Bring phones, laptops, school … Read More