While millions of you are amped up for the finale of professional football in America, our family is smack in the middle of flag football season. My kids are on different teams, so that means two different practices (one on each side of town) every week, and two games on Saturday. Sometimes four, if there’s been a rain cancellation which requires makeup games. Looking forward, the kids have karate belt testing coming up. And volleyball season. And baseball season. And special events at school every time they turn around (concerts, tests, project presentations, and more). This is our season for Big Days. The kind of days that make me struggle to get them to bed early the night before, to wake up on time please, and make sure they eat a good breakfast before they’re off and running.
Behold, Tip Number 12 from Team Kellogg’s:
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A big heavy breakfast isn’t necessarily the best way for us to start these mornings, especially when we have to hit the ground running early. Sometimes the kids have games that start at 9AM. That might seem late to you, but my kids love to lounge around in their pajamas on weekend mornings!
I have found that our best breakfasts for big days consist of simple favorites. Rice Krispies actually is one of the kids’ favorite cereals. And cereal is something we can prepare quickly, clean up easily, and enjoy while we eat – for the kids and for me and their dad.
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