routines

Is it practice, or is it a goal?

Is it practice, or is it a goal?

Children need lots of time to practice individual skills before they can be successful at meeting a goal on their own. We take a lot of these skills for granted as adults, and it's easy to forget that young children need to practice skills before they are ready to take on a larger goal.  But what's the difference between practice and goals? 

Design Your Day: 10 minutes to calmer, more cooperative children

Design Your Day: 10 minutes to calmer, more cooperative children

Here's the deal. We all need routine, we crave it. Routines help us feel like we are control, help with decision fatigue, and create a sense of comfort and ritual.

Follow the steps below, and in 10 minutes you'll have a balanced daily routine that works for your family!