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Executive Functioning

Creating New Routines for Back to School

As fall approaches and schools are back in session, you may find yourself needing to create new routines. Whether you're a student, a parent, or both, you have to respond to new timelines, deadlines, and obligations that come with the start of classes each year. Routines can be difficult to plan, initiate, and maintain. And yet they are typically a great place to start when life is feeling hectic. Creating new routines doesn't have to be scary. Check out these ideas for what types of routines you might put in place. These can help you navigate the new expectations and find structure if no idea where to start.