A Routine World: Why Kids Crave It

Routine. What would we do without it? We have routines for the morning. Routines at work, school and for bedtime. We even have routine coffee breaks! Routine provides order in a complex, often hectic world. Having well-established routines… provides a sense of structure (for comfort!) builds good habits (for life!) increases productivity (for sanity!) builds … Continued

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10 Ways to Have Super-Simple Summer Fun

We tend to overly complicate our kids’ lives in this modern world. From scheduled playdates to structured activities to meticulously planned-out road trips, we’ve forgotten the beauty of puttering around our own homes and neighborhoods finding imaginative things to do to pass the time. According to the American Association of Pediatrics, in their 2007 study on … Continued

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