No because there isn't ever time for that. Mine have never gotten up early, they always get up after their alarms go off and that would be 30 minutes before the bus comes. Long ago, my boys chose sleep over watching tv in the morning.
I only have the news on in the morning. If the tv is on cartoons they don't move fast enough to get ready for the bus.
TV in our house is a reward for good behavior though. Introducing it before school would just be a downhill slope. Oh man. Their brains turn straight to jello when the idiot box comes on.
My older child (who is 7) is the early riser and usually the first one ready to go. On the rare occasion there is a good amount of time before we have to leave, she reads books. I love that it has become a new incentive to be quick - to be honest. It is great.
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No, he gets ready and if he has extra time, he can do something of his choosing, but I don't want him starring at a screen right before heading to school. If he wakes up earlier than we do, he knows that he has to stay in bed.
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