Up and at 'Em! 8 Tips for a Stress-Free Morning Routine

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Set a Bedtime Ritual

Good mornings start the night before. Create concrete steps—brushing teeth, putting on pajamas, reading a story, etc. Walk him through the steps, take a picture of him doing each one, and stick the photos on his bedroom wall. If he gets off track, point to the photos and ask, “What’s next?” He’ll be proud to show you he knows the drill.