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05-23-2003 09:48 AM
Nanimal I can do it in 25 minutes, if I have too. But usually, up at 6:00-15 out the door by 6:45. I have one toddler.
05-20-2003 12:50 PM
Pollyanna If I exercise in the morning - 2 hrs. Normally (ha!) it takes about 1 hr to 1 and a half. I get up at 5:30, shower and get ready. I pack the car. I wake her up between 6:45 and 7:00 - sponge off, clean clothes, brush teeth, wash face, fix hair, apply sunscreen,etc. That part takes 15-20 minutes. She eats breakfast at school. An hour is probably the quickest I can do it. I am S L O W.
05-20-2003 08:26 AM
AlrightyThen I usually get up at 5:30am, get showered and ready, watch the news for about 10-15 minutes before either waking ds or he wakes on his own between 6:15-6:30am, feed him breakfast and get dressed and we're out the door at 6:55am.

So, I guess almost 1.5 hours. But, I like to take my time. If we're in a rush, I can get it done in 30-45 minutes.
05-20-2003 08:22 AM
DawnM 20-30 minutes. On my work days I only have to take ds to sitters. Dh takes dd to school/gym. I get up & jump in shower, then I go get ds & bring him & his clothes to dh in bed so he can get him dressed. Hopefully i have made lunch & packed bag last night so I can just put lunch in hi bag & be done. Then I go put on shoes & fix hair, grab ds, and out the door we go!

05-19-2003 08:39 PM
patnrose Somewhere between an hour to an hour and a half, depending on how many of us need to shower and whether I picked out our clothes the night before.
05-19-2003 12:50 PM
Jewels I usually get ready in about 1 1/2 hrs. I try to get up without waking dd so I can have a cup of coffee and get my hair washed.

SO refuses to get up earlier so we have to fight over the bathroom from 6-6:30, but if I can get up at 5:45 I get my 15 min alone

We usually leave by 7:20, and I'm always at least 10 min late for work
05-19-2003 12:17 PM
Hokie I usually do it in an hour, but I could probably do it in 35 minutes.
05-19-2003 09:55 AM
dallas I have a personal best this morning also. My alarm clock (dd) didn't wake up until 8 a.m. this morning. We were out the door at 8:30 and that was with me taking a shower.

Normally, it takes about an hour, but I piddle around. I'm late to work every single day no matter what time I leave the house. I have decided it is absolutely impossible for me to be on time. Luckily, eveyone in my office seems to have the same problem. I'm usually the first one here even though I'm 30 minutes late. We're just a bunch of slackers.
05-19-2003 06:09 AM
LetThereBeLips Well, I can get everything done in 35 minutes, if necessary, but I prefer to take my time. Usually I get up at 5:30, shower, load up the car, get all my shit together and read email and surf a bit until my daughter wakes up, usually around 6:45. Then I get her up, change her diaper, dress her, and let her have a bottle. My husband is also getting up at this point, and he likes to spend a few minutes with her before going to work. We're generally out of the house at around 7:10.
05-19-2003 02:37 AM
GermanMama I always set my alarm for 0630 but never get my ass out of bed before 0700. I wake up the kids and make them breakfast, get lunch for my daughter ready, she dresses herself, I have to prompt her though. "Brush you teeth, brush your hair, get your shoes on, you will be late!"
She goes off to school at 0800 by which time I should be leaving the house as well, but I am usually running around 10 minutes late. I really need to work on my schedule!
05-18-2003 04:04 PM
ArmyFnp Have a nanny now, so I just have to dress me and play/nurse DD. Takes anywhere from 30minutes for these things, to an hour, depending upon her mood. Before I came here and DH was not with me, I prepared bottles ahead of time, laid clothes out, fixed my lunch the night before, so the morning routine took about an hour to hour and a half with nursing.
05-17-2003 02:04 PM
Butchy I get ds ready and on the bus first but I have to have coffee before I can even think so I get up about 6.30-ish and get him up at 7. He's out the door by 7.20. I then get ready and am at work by 8. If I have to take dd to preschool then I don't get to work til 9. I shower the night before and just spray my hair with water and spot dry it and then curl if I want to. Really cuts down my getting ready for work time.
05-17-2003 05:30 AM
La Dee Frickin' Da DH gets DD ready in the morning. I have to be to work at 4:30 AM during the week and at 6:00 AM on the weekends. I'll get her diaper bag together the night before, but that's about all I do to help get her ready.
05-16-2003 01:02 PM
Lasagna Usually about a half hour, but we don't eat at home.

It takes less time if I've set everything out the night before. Then, I just wake up, put my clothes on, brush teeth and hair, then wake up dd, put her clothes on and brush her teeth. If she wakes up easily, we could be out in 15 minutes. If she wakes up hard or cranky, or wants to nurse, it can take 45 minutes.
05-16-2003 09:17 AM
Originally posted by lil devil
Yikes! What's with the filters?

I said 'yikes' too when i saw that.

I'm up at about 5.40. I don't have to do anything as the lady who watches DS lives in with us.
When he starts going to daycare in Sept, it shouldn't be too bad...the DCP is on the same block as us!

I'll pack his bag and make sure his food/juice/milk is made the night before and just put it in his bag in the morning.
I think I leave too early to actually take him to the daycare myself, so I'll pay my sister to drop him and pick him up.

I'm out the door anywhere from 6.20 to 6.30.
on a bad day for my 'late' train, I'm oug the house between 6.40 and 6.50.

I eat breakfast at work, so I don't fart around with that, and take my showers at night, so I just wash up in the mornings.
05-16-2003 07:43 AM
Krissa It takes us about an hour and 45 minutes, and that feels rushed.

I have an 18 month old and a 5 year old.
05-16-2003 06:31 AM
WhiteTrashBarbie 50 minutes to an hour. It's gotten better as dd has gotten older. Now I get myself mostly ready before waking her up--I find I can work quicker without having to stop every few minutes and get something for her. Then I get her up, help her get dressed, get her breakfast ready.

I get up 5:30 a.m. and am out the door by 6:30 p.m. lately.
05-16-2003 05:56 AM
Clutterbug I have an hour and a half. Lots of days we're running late and some days we have time for reading or playing before we're out the door. I find that if DD has extra time in the morning she'll start playing and then it's harder to get her ready and out the door because she doesn't want to be pulled away from what she's doing.

My DCP also feeds them breakfast. I nurse DS, but don't have to worry about getting them fed...I don't know how I'd swing that.
05-15-2003 10:16 AM
Cowgirl 45-60 minutes. I wake up at 545 and I'm done by 615. Then i wake slow-poke and he dwaddles until 640. We're out the door and I'm at work by 710 (10 minutes late)
05-15-2003 08:54 AM
lil devil Yikes! What's with the filters?
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