Tag Archives: routines

Slow Down

As parents, we are sometimes blessed with the chance to be awed by the clarity, relevance, or humor of our children’s perspectives. This month, I thought I’d share a recent conversation I had with my PreK-aged daughter. It offered me a poignant reminder of something to watch for as we get into the thick of fall schedules. “Mom, I think you should write to

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Patterns

Back to school season can be an exciting – and challenging – time for both parents and children. Mornings now require structure and separation, which can be hard at the end of a long, lazy summer. So read on for insights about handling both! Patterns The human brain is pattern-seeking, and guess what? We’ve just broken your child’s summer pattern! As you help your

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