Parents Call In Ultimate Authority to Wake Up Kids

Hannah Montana will give youngsters a ring
By Jonas Oransky,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 1, 2008 6:48 PM CDT
Actress and singer Miley Cyrus performs on the NBC "Today" television program, in New York's Rockefeller Center, Friday July 25, 2008    (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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(Newser) – Wal-Mart has found the perfect trick for getting back-to-school kids out of bed: Wake-up phone calls from Hannah Montana. Head to and you can program the Miley Cyrus character to goad your children to rise and shine, reports the Washington Post. She’s placed nearly 30,000 calls already.