Ah, morning routines. Before kids, they were filled with snooze buttons, long sips of hot coffee, and watching the news while eating a breakfast that you actually wanted to eat. After kids, mornings are filled with crack-of-dawn wake-up calls, short sips of cold coffee, bites of your kids’ leftover food, and begging them to get out of bed (and then chasing them around to get ready). Even if your kids love school, making them look like presentable humans for the day is no easy task. You basically feel like you’ve fought (and usually lost) a major battle . . . and it isn’t even 9 a.m. Keep reading for 10 stages moms can relate to while getting little ones ready for school.