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Getting Back into the Swing of Back to School

“Bump up bedtime 15 minutes every night,” says Lauren Barth, editorial director for

“Wake up 15 minutes earlier every day. Maybe reserve 30 minutes at night for some quiet study time to get back into the swing of things.”

For a lot of families, the start to the school year is a mix of excitement, nervousness, and exhaustion. Establishing a strong and healthy back-to-school routine can be a challenge.

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About Laurie Hardie

Laurie is a rare Seattle-born Native. She has raised her children, but as a working mom knows how important it is to look and feel your best. She currently volunteers with Queen It’s a New Day, a non-profit organization in Everett, giving women a hand up to feel great inside and out. As a published author and life coach, Laurie is WARM’s Afternoon Traffic host with the philosophy of…” traffic is a lot like life, sometimes you have a speed –limit drive and sometimes you hit a slow-down or detour, but with the right guidance and information, we can all get through it together”.