Waking Up Is Hard To Do.

The holidays are behind us and we’re back on schedule – well, trying to at least.  Monday  morning came way too soon for us all.  As we dragged ourselves out of a warm bed and post holiday slumber, I went to wake the girls.  We try to have the girls awake at least one hour before we have to leave for school/work.  And, we want them to wake up slowly.  It’s only fair – no one wants to be rushed in the morning.  They shouldn’t feel the hurried stress of starting the day.

So, I start by opening their door with the hopes that they will wake up from my activities in the kitchen.  Unsuccessful.  I then go in and whisper ‘good morning’ with the hopes they will awake.  Unsuccessful.  After all, they’ve just had two weeks of ‘flex schedules’ and waking up a little later every day.  Pulling the covers over their heads they groan “I’m so tired.” I promise a Saturday of staying in bed, cuddling, eating pancakes and watching cartoons.  I am sooooo looking forward to that.  And then it hits me.

While waking up is hard to do during the week, come Saturday our house hold will be back on schedule – rising before the sun comes up.

Combining his love of food and communications, Rod is a marketing guru with extensive experience in the healthcare, restaurant and luxury services industry. Rod’s special talent is cooking. He makes magic in the kitchen by relying on fresh foods and unique flavors. He is married to Beth, and together they have two little girls. Rod and Beth have the perfect Live Pretty partnership: he cooks fabulous dishes and she creates the beautiful ambiance that combines to make their events special and unforgettable.

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