How to wake children up in the morning

little boy waking upEvery parent knows the challenge of waking up their children and getting them ready for school.

What are the most effective ways of getting kids to rise and shine? Feather & Black, a designer of children’s bedroom furniture in the United Kingdom, recently surveyed 2,000 parents for some insights:

* 41% said opening the curtains to let daylight in is the best way to wake up kids.
* 24% said they set an alarm.
* 24% use breakfast to get children up and moving.
* 7% confessed to using a splash of water and 4% admitted to bribing their children.