The Importance of Family Routines
The Importance of Family Routines. (2007, June 1). Healthy Children. https://www.healthychildren.org/English/family-life/family-dynamics/Pages/The-Importance-of-Family-Routines.aspx
Every family needs routines. They help to organize life and keep it from becoming too chaotic. Children do best when routines are regular, predictable, and consistent. One of a family's greatest challenges is to establish comfortable, effective routines, which should achieve a happy compromise between the disorder that can occur without them and the rigidity that can come with too much structure. As a parent, review the routines in your household to ensure that they accomplish what you want. Here are some tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). To continue reading, follow the link above.