Heeeere we go! It’s back to school and time for your stress level to skyrocket in the school drop off line. It’s not a joke, your stress level IS affected to a degree that may last well into the day. According to an NBC News article, hundreds of parents have been studied;
In a study by British insurance company Allianz, more than 1,000 parents were surveyed for their levels of cortisol, the stress hormone, as they did their school day morning routine. Levels peaked just before leaving the house to drive to school, at around 8:15 a.m. each morning, researchers found. And the impact of the school run stress stays with parents well into the day. Also, nearly 25 percent of parents surveyed said that morning drop off stress sets their mood for the day — good or bad. -NBC News
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Please remember to pack your patience, drive the speed limit, and stay off the phone. Speeding tickets in school zones cost up to 500 dollars. Cell phone use in school zones could cost 200 dollars. But beyond the law, there are etiquette codes for school zone drop off , which will inevitably be broken by a handful of parents on daily basis. Please take our KGNC Instapoll and let us know which school drop off “etiquette violations” upset you the most. Thank you! Now take a deep breath and carry on!
Which school drop off etiquette violations UPSET you the most?