Even if you don't think of your parenting style as particularly structured, I bet you have a number of routines in place already.
For example, the series of steps you take as you help your kids get ready for school in the morning, or the manner in which you tuck them in to bed at night.
Think about it for a moment. Of all the routines you've established, which ones are really working for you? Which ones save you time or help you keep it together long enough to get through the day? It's important to recognize what's working, because it inspires us to carry that success over to other areas.
So go ahead and congratulate yourself on the big -- and little -- things that are going well. And while you're at it, take a moment to tell us about the routines that work for you by leaving a comment below. (Your story just might solve another mom or dad's dilemma!)
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