|"Look Mom! It's snowing!"|
Thing One craves attention. Okay, that's normal. He also has a personality type that needs structure. Having a routine provides him with a sense of security; he's not overwhelmed by complete freedom and he knows when to do what. That's more of a problem for me. The only times I have ever been able to keep a schedule were when I was in school or at work.
These are things that I've known about my oldest son since he was about eight months old, and I had the solution figured out then, too. It's amazing how often we can forget things. What am I doing about it this time? We have started school.