Out the Door, on Time! 13 Smart Strategies for Speeding Up Your Mornings

If your mornings are a mad dash of breakfast, bus and work -- with a forgotten lunch or two thrown into the mix -- check out these tips for creating an effective, fast morning routine (15 Photos)

Erika Rasmusson Janes on Mar 25, 2013 at 6:06PM

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Out the Door, on Time! 13 Smart Strategies for Speeding Up Your Mornings

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Bribe Them with Breakfast

Mom Jennifer W. of Watertown, MA, says her 8-year-old daughter "is the walking definition of 'not a morning person,' but when she hears there's hot chocolate on the table, she moves a lot faster." Mom Emily P. of Kensington, MD, tells her kids they can eat breakfast by the gas fireplace on cold winter mornings. In other words, entice your late-risers with a special treat that will motivate them to get out of bed!

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