Kids always do better on a schedule. When I learned Michele Obama taught her girls to wake up and get ready for school when they were in kindergarten, I had to try it with my girls, who were already well into second grade. I have to say, it was much easier than you’d think.

Check out the district’s website for helpful calendars and information. Only two more days until school. With that in mind, I thought I’d re-list a few of my prior posts on getting ready for school…If you child is just starting Kindergarten or Pre-K, or is nervous about a new school, check out my recommended books […]

You are probably already working with a morning routine. I created one last year, when my girls were in Pre-K. This year, though, I’ve asked my daughters to get involved in creating a written Morning Schedule.