As soon as the milk starts to bubble drop in the oats, stir once, and turn the heat down to low.
Let the oats simmer for 2 – 3 minutes. You can stir it a couple times if you’d like.
Once the oats have soaked up most of the milk add the vanilla, honey, cinnamon, raisins, and mix everything together. Take off the heat and serve or store for later in a Thermos.
Tip: My daughters like their oatmeal a little “soupy” so I usually try to catch it before all of the milk has been absorbed by the oats. You could also add a little extra cold milk at the end, which will help cool it down for little ones as well.