The breakfast schedule at my house has now been in effect for over a year. It’s still going strong and I still find myself frequently feeling grateful for the sturdy rhythm it provides.

I think rhythm is one of the most powerful tools that we parents have at our disposal for dealing with all sorts of issues — discipline, bedtime, meals and transitions. If we understand how to use it and apply it, rhythm can transform the difficult times in our family.

This month’s Simplicity Parenting newsletter provides a great introduction to the idea of rhythm and it’s many benefits.

To learn more about how to bring rhythm into your family, read Simplicity Parenting or take a class!