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How do you get your kids ready for the back-to-school routine?

Asked at Lawrence Aquatic Center, 727 Ky. on August 9, 2010

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Photo of Kris Matthews

“We start trying to set an earlier bedtime and wakeup time and then try to get them to do a little bit of math and a little bit of reading.”

Photo of Shakerah Underwood

“We start weening back on the sugar, we do a lot of pushups …get the haircuts and start working on the bedtimes again.”

Photo of Sherri Myers

“About two weeks before, we start getting in the bedtime routine and practicing the showers…and no eating between 8 and 11.”

Photo of Tim French

“Well, we’re trying to get him to read two books between now and the end of the summer.”


Flap Doodle 7 years, 5 months ago

I've been having the lemurs watch Miss Frances' Ding Dong School.

nobody1793 7 years, 5 months ago

I start whacking people on the knuckles with a ruler.

Flap Doodle 7 years, 5 months ago

In other school-related news: “MADISON, Wis. – With the district in a financial crisis and hundreds of its members facing layoffs, the Milwaukee teachers union is taking a peculiar stand: fighting to get its taxpayer-funded Viagra back. The union has asked a judge to order the school board to again include Pfizer Inc.'s erectile dysfunction drug and similar pills in its health insurance plans...”

RoeDapple 7 years, 5 months ago

I heard BP was offering 20% discounts at the pump. (For gas that is 80% sea water)

jehovah_bob 7 years, 5 months ago

An open hand upside the back of their heads with the promise that beatings will continue until morale improves.

GardenMomma 7 years, 5 months ago

Push ups? Really? Interesting.

And, you can see the reflection of the photographer in those sunglasses too!

Christina Hoffman 7 years, 5 months ago

"practicing the showers" ? so if your just practicing, when do you know you have had enough practice and can really do it?

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