Why routines are important for kids. Not schedules. A routine lets a child know what to expect. A routine provides them with a sense that life is predictable. A routine is calming, providing a child with a sense of security.
Pinner said, "I loved this life skills list! It gave me lots of ideas on things I want to work on with my children, in fun ways. If more people knew how to do all of these things well before adult life, it would make the adjustment a lot easier.