Tag Archives: routine

Home Routines and School Routines

Let’s begin with a quiz about social and emotional skills! What do these things that children do have in common? Sit at the dinner table for the entire family meal. Complete a pattern with beads and string. Put your backpack … Continue reading

Routines 4 Kids

Melissa O’Neill of Hat Creek (eastern Shasta County) is our parent featured in August’s “Watch Me Thrive from 0-to-5,” a monthly series we’re running in North State Parent Magazine. Melissa is the mother of four children ages 10, 8, 6 … Continue reading

Positively Love You

Heart shaped cut-outs and boxes with sweet treats stamped “Be Mine” and “I Love You” are so fun to share on Valentine’s Day. But what if you could share a valentine with your child each and every day? The kind … Continue reading

Routines Rock!

PICTURE THIS: You’ve just driven back from grandma’s house after a holiday visit. Released from their car seats, your kids start racing around the house. It’s ten o’clock at night, but they erupt in tears when it’s time to brush … Continue reading

When Routines Change Overnight

For months and months, our son Ian just loved having his diaper changed. It seemed almost absurdly easy, and as a first time dad, I was not disappointed by this most pleasant reaction to what I had feared would be … Continue reading