Routines offer a sense of security to children. Having predictability at certain points in each day gives them comfort and makes them feel safe. These feelings of safety and security can promote better behavior, increase social and emotional health, and reduce the risk of engaging in harmful activities.
Check out the infographic below to read more about other benefits of routines, and how to create effective routines for children of all ages in the morning, in the evening, and for a family mealtime. Keep in mind that these tips can also be used for teens.