August is officially over, which means summer is fading away and school is back in session. Don’t let the stress of the first week back to school squander those happy summer memories. Together we have created a list of effortless, back to school hacks that will make transitioning as easy as 1,2,3!
Set the Alarm:
One of the best parts of summer vacation is waking up without the buzzing of your alarm clock. And yet, one of the hardest parts of starting the school year is adjusting to that buzzing alarm clock. PopSugar Moms created goals for you and your kids to make waking up less painful for everyone. Focus on those triggers that are bound to cause a stressful morning and eliminate them the night before, so your morning routine can be calm and peaceful.
Plan it Out:
Speaking of triggers that create a stressful morning, nothing says easy and stress-free like planning the week out. From clothes to lunches, to sports, and snacks, any and everything can be planned! Spend your Sunday picking out the weeks clothes, preparing lunches and snacks, even organizing rides to sports. Simple Made Pretty has a few ideas about organizational ideas to keep your whole year on track!
Eating Right in the Morning:
We’ve all heard it said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Your morning food choices can in fact set your children up for success throughout the day! BuzzFeed created a list of 21 breakfast recipes that are not only delicious but packed with nutrients to make sure that your kids (and you) are fueled throughout the morning.
September can be stressful, while the ease of summer slips away, homework and school become the major focus. Take a deep breath and some extra time to plan and you will be back in your routine before you know it.