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How and Why to Keep Kids on a Schedule During School Closures

 

How and Why to Keep Kids on a Schedule During School Closures

(StatePoint) School closures have forced families nationwide to readjust to the current reality. However, a sense of structure is important for children's developmental growth. To create a routine for your kids that sticks, consider the following tips:

• Just because there is no formal school day doesn't mean kids should sleep in or stay up late at night. Keep the same bedtimes, wake-up routines and mealtimes you always maintained during a regular school week. Doing so will bookend the mornings and evenings with a sense of normalcy.

• Mimic a school day to the best of your ability. Use...



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