1. Assume an alias (any name but yours!) and go undercover for a while.

2. Pop all of the bubble wrap sheets left over from your holiday shop.

3. Invite parents to bring family pets to meetings. Whether it’s therapy or a real zoo, you’ll reach consensus pretty quickly.

4. Just keep repeating to yourself: It’s only a dream. It’s only a dream. It’s only a...

5. Require that all of the PTO’s correspondence be written in chocolate. (Munch, munch. What agenda?)