I'm lucky. All my rooms are on one side of the house with the hallway being the choke point. All the boys bedrooms doors are toward my end , the end, of the hall. If I had a split floorplan, I could really see where that would make everything harder.
I have hesitated getting ready though. My alarm needs a few repairs and I have yet to lock and load the HD shotgun. What am I waiting for???? Until it's too late??? I hope not! It's threads like these that make me think and realize I need to plan, prepare, practice and stop procrastinating!