Do your kids know what you expect of them after school? From putting away their jackets and lunch boxes, to completing their homework and starting their chores, they can get a lot done before dinner -- and still have time to relax and unwind from the school day.
And there's a bonus to creating a consistent after-school routine, too. Encouraging your kids to make good use of their time before dinner will make the rest of the evening (bedtime routines included) run more smoothly for everyone.
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