Happy #NationalOatmealDay! How About A Giveaway?

Joel Gratcyk (Daddy's Grounded)

Joel Gratcyk is a social media strategist, father, husband, perpetual student and caffeine junkie. He misses sleeping, but loves being a parent more.

57 Responses

  1. We try to do as much the night before. In the mornings my husband makes our son’s breakfast when he makes his so things are easier for me when I am getting our son ready for school and myself ready for work. It is nice to have a quick breakfast like oatmeal for busy mornings!

  2. David says:

    Breakfast is the primary thing that is essential to our mornings. I also try to have them drink a tall glass of water first thing in the morning.

  3. Sandra says:

    We prepare each morning by having a great breakfast and sticking with our routine.

  4. We always prepare all of out things the night before so we don’t feel rushed in the morning. This gives us time to have a good healthy breakfast like quaker!

  5. Ben (ada) says:

    Each morning breakfast is usually on the go because I am crunched for time.

  6. sharon b says:

    we eat breakfast. we enjoy bananas and oatmeal with blueberries a lot. And pancakes are also a favorite.

  7. Vero M says:

    Lots of protein and nuts. My family id picky though..

  8. Jessica To says:

    We try to have a good healthy breakfast and take a vitamin each morning.

  9. James Robert says:

    My kids (5 of them) all grab something different in the morning. Some cold cereal, some instant oatmeal and some bagels.

  10. Kayley says:

    I prepare by getting up early and doing a workout in the morning.

  11. Dawn Monroe says:

    I make a hot breakfast when I have time and we prepare the night before so our mornings are stress free.

  12. Kristen says:

    This time of year we often have oatmeal….it’s quick, tasty and delicious. We like the steel cut with dried cranberries and raw cashews.

  13. Maggie Smith says:

    We snuggle before the alarm goes off!

  14. Emily Smith says:

    Get them up, showered, dressed, breakfast, teeth brushed, lunches and backpacks packed, then we’re out the door!

  15. Bridgett Wilbur says:

    We make sure the kids have everything ready the night before so when it comes breakfast time it is faimly time with a good heathy meal and conversation about the day.

  16. Angela says:

    I make cereal in the mornings.

  17. Keri Justice says:

    We prepare in the morning by getting up and ready then kids and i have a quick breakfast. And cofee for me.

  18. keharbour says:

    We prepare by a quick healthy breakfast to start out the day.

  19. laura ari says:

    It’s everyone for themselves in the morning around her, but no one is allowed to leave without eating something or sticking a granola bar in their backpack.

  20. Carrie Balazy says:

    We prepare in the mornings by eating a balanced healthy breakfast with oatmeal, fresh fruit and juice so we are ready to conquer our day on a high note! Thanks Quaker for making our mornings a little yummier! You help make breakfast time easier and the whole family enjoys.

  21. Steven weber says:

    We prepare by making a good lunch and eating a healthy breakfast.

  22. shelly peterson says:

    We make sure to eat a good hearty breakfast to get us going.

  23. Laura says:

    Quaker Chewy Granola Bars = breakfast

  24. Kristin G says:

    We prepare each morning by eating a healthy breakfast together at the table. We talk about our plans for the day and talk about what we will do at home after school/work.

  25. Jeni Leonard says:

    We prepare for the day with a nutritious breakfast, a chat about all were doing that day a hug and sing silly songs the whole way to school!

  26. jjohnson46 says:

    We pick out our outfits the night before and make sure our backpacks are by the door! They know they have to be dressed with teeth brushed 15 minutes before we walk out the door!

  27. Mirian says:

    I love setting up tasks for everyone in the family it makes things that much fun!

  28. tat2gurlzrock says:

    I pack lunches when I get up and then we take time for breakfast.

  29. Janice Cooper says:

    We prepare by making lunch for the day followed by a good breakfast,

  30. Dina Lindquist says:

    We plan ahead and I usually prepare lunch the night before and make a quick breakfast in the morning. Oatmeal is always a quick and healthy choice with some walnuts, ground flax seed and fresh fruit.

  31. Birdiebee says:

    My family always eats before heading out the door for the day. They generally have oatmeal for breakfast along with fruit.

  32. bbybrwneyez34 says:

    We have oatmeal with wheat toast and orange juice,then brush our teeth and go on our daily bike ride before we do anything else.Entered Rafflecopter as Shakeia Rieux

  33. grumpy1970 says:

    We make sure my sons backpack is packed, his lunch is made and his clothes are ready the night before. That way, we can enjoy breakfast as a family…which is usually oatmeal, fruit and milk. It makes the mornings easier and he starts his day off full and happy!

  34. janetfaye says:

    We prepare for the day by eating a good breakfast of cereal and or fruit and yogurt.

  35. Lauren says:

    We try to organize clothes and backpacks the night before.

  36. Jana Gramaglia says:

    Quaker oatmeal is a weekly staple in our home! Great way to start our day :)

  37. DJ says:

    We make breakfast and lunch the night before and lay out our clothes for the next day, the night before.

  38. Mary West says:

    We pack lunches and book bags, eat a healthy breakfast and then out the door we go!

  39. Lisa Brown says:

    we prepare for the day by sitting down together for a breakfast and taking about the day ahead.

  40. Elena says:

    we drink coffee and eat some oatmeal

  41. Julie Wood says:

    We prepare for the day by having a good delicious hearty breakfast that always includes oatmeal, fruit and yogurt!

  42. shaunie says:

    I would have to say that we all start off with about 30 minutues of yoga and meditation combined

  43. Ellie Wright says:

    My boys usually have cold cereal or fruit in the morning. But in the winter, nothing beats a warm bowl of oatmeal to start the day.

  44. Laura J says:

    We always wake up a little early so we can all sit down and have a good breakfast! So important to get your day started!

  45. Each morning consists of breakfast and watching tv.

  46. ashley kirchner says:

    we have a bowl of oatmeal or granola bars!

  47. To prepare for the mornings I make overnight oatmeal and coffee the night before! Then I enjoy them while I watch the Today show

  48. amy pugmire says:

    I make them a healthy breakfast and we usually talk about what we want to accomplish that day.

  49. Jenna D says:

    We eat a full breakfast to start our day off!

  50. Joan Kubes says:

    We have a quick breakfast and coffee in the morning.

  51. Amanda Sakovitz says:

    We drink coffee and have a good breakfast.

  52. Ellie Wright says:

    My boys start the day with cereal and fruit. In the winter we like to start with a bowl of warm oatmeal.

  53. Deborah G. says:

    I make a big pot of coffee in the morning!

  54. amy williams says:

    I start the day by getting my oldest up at 5 am while he is showering I get my hot cup of coffee and when he is done getting ready it is breakfast time and then off to the bus then I start with my youngest.

  55. Laura B says:

    We prepare the night before!

  56. Stephanie o'day says:

    We try to make sure we eat breakfast!

  57. Thomas Murphy says:

    we have coffee and a good breakfast.