Tag Archives: routine

A Bed and Bath Connection

With three children under the age of five, our pre-bed routine is busy to say the least.  It always seems like a mad and noisy dash to get everyone washed, dressed and cuddled. To me it feels like I’m living the … Continue reading

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Getting out the door with a smile and a high-five

Mornings are not my thing and my daughter feels the same way. So getting ready for the day has, more often than I care to admit, been incredibly challenging. One thing that helped our family was making a Morning Routine … Continue reading

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Why it’s better to NOT have a routine with young babies

There’s nothing like a good routine. We hear all the time how children need routine to feel safe and secure. Especially during times of stress, routines bring us all comfort and familiarity. These are the times when we are literally … Continue reading

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Oatmeal Goo & the Dreaded Temper Tantrum

How do you feel? Sometimes you can see it coming, but sometimes it will hit when you least expect it.  It can strike anywhere.  You could be at home, in the car, at the store, at grandma’s, in the playgroup… … Continue reading

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How to Manage Holiday Stress

The holiday season (and holiday stress) is here. With all of the parties, social events, and family gatherings it can easily become an overwhelming time for all of us.  Some people find that Christmas is especially difficult due to change, … Continue reading

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Back to School = Back to Routine

September is here. This means a shift from our summer routines into a back-to-school routine. This is the perfect time to reorganize your family and establish some good routines in your home. Routines are important because they help your child … Continue reading

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