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Do your kids need a strict schedule or are they more go with the flow types? Or somewhere in between?


Asked by fairyinabubble at 9:19 AM on Aug. 20, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • With my Autistic boys, yes they are very regimented and need a schedule to follow or they really don't know what to do.

    Answer by Zoeyis at 9:21 AM on Aug. 20, 2010

  • We are scheduled people. My son has autism and when he was younger he needed a strict schedule so we got into that pattern. Now it's not as urgent but we all still like schedules for most things.


    Answer by Cindy18 at 9:22 AM on Aug. 20, 2010

  • Normally it's kind of strict, as far as dinner time.. bedtime.. other than that we just go with the flow.

    Answer by SuperrMommyy at 9:20 AM on Aug. 20, 2010

  • schedual, ive never tried anyhtingelse!

    Answer by JoLee12345 at 9:22 AM on Aug. 20, 2010

  • More go with the flow. Very loose.

    Answer by Kiwismommy19 at 9:22 AM on Aug. 20, 2010

  • in the middle...we arent super uptight about anything..we are always in bed by ten..usually eat dinner before 7..nothing is on a schedule though except in the mornings its eat, meds, brush your teeth, get dressed, comb your hair.., put your shoes on...we try to do that in 30 minutes

    Answer by shay1130 at 9:33 AM on Aug. 20, 2010

  • It is pretty much go with the flow with my son, other than bedtime, we always do bedtime at 9:30.

    Answer by BlainesMommy09 at 9:22 AM on Aug. 20, 2010

  • i have always had my kids on a bed time and when they are young a nap time but other then that we are pretty much go with the flow .

    Answer by britme1027 at 9:33 AM on Aug. 20, 2010

  • I've always been a "go with the flow" parent. Bedtimes/waking up are pretty strict for the older ones (because of school), but other than that we really don't have a set schedule. I think it makes things less stressful.

    Answer by Scuba at 9:50 AM on Aug. 20, 2010

  • We have a fairly set routine. My 12 year old has autism so his schedule is pretty set, but he's old enough now that he keeps it himself - he knows his bedtime/waketime, etc. and what makes him comfortable.

    Answer by missanc at 10:47 AM on Aug. 20, 2010