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How many minutes do you wake your kids up before they go to school?

I wake mine up about 45 min before they go out and wait for the bus.

 
Autumn07

Asked by Autumn07 at 3:55 PM on Jan. 19, 2011 in School-Age Kids (5-8)

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  • My kids wake themselves up before school. They get up between 6-7am and leave for the bus at 8am. I get up at 7:30am (if I get up at all) just to make sure they leave on time but they usually don't need me up at all. They really only need like 15 minutes. All they do is get dressed and brush their hair.
    justanotherjen

    Answer by justanotherjen at 4:09 PM on Jan. 19, 2011

  • i wake mine at 7 and we're out of the door by 7:50. she has til 8:15 to get to school without being considered tardy.
    tnm786

    Answer by tnm786 at 4:10 PM on Jan. 19, 2011

  • 1 1/2 hours
    mommy_of_two388

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 3:56 PM on Jan. 19, 2011

  • We live less than 5 minutes away from the school. But my son gets up about 5:30/6:00am EVERYDAY, regardless to what. And he always has. He doesn't live for school till about 8:00am
    EttaMay

    Answer by EttaMay at 4:04 PM on Jan. 19, 2011

  • My kids walk out the door at 7:45 and we get up no later than 6:30!
    momof3xthefun

    Answer by momof3xthefun at 4:05 PM on Jan. 19, 2011

  • I make sure my daughter is up by 6:15, (which she usually is already) and she's at her bus stop by 6:45. I get my son up around 8:30 and he's at school by 8:55.
    HappyEndings

    Answer by HappyEndings at 4:14 PM on Jan. 19, 2011

  • 2 hours...both of them require a lot of help getting fed, dressed and ready. Also a little playtime is a good thing! I get them up at six and school for my son starts at 8..
    Heathercurlz

    Answer by Heathercurlz at 4:19 PM on Jan. 19, 2011

  • My 5 year old is woke up about 70 minutes prior to when he has to get on the bus, but that is because he likes to play a little before he leaves for school and is a dawdler. My daughter I only need to get up about 30 minutes before we need to be somewhere because she loves to get ready and go.
    aeneva

    Answer by aeneva at 4:25 PM on Jan. 19, 2011

  • 45 min, he needs time to wake up before breakfast.
    choco_mom

    Answer by choco_mom at 4:26 PM on Jan. 19, 2011

  • an hour
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 4:31 PM on Jan. 19, 2011

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