Rhythms are roots for our family. Children feel more calm when they can look forward to daily, weekly, and seasonal rhythms. As simple and steady as the sun rising and setting each day, rhythms assure us that all is well. While I am not as steady as the sun, I find that my family looks forward to 'Friday Fish Day', but an occasional 'Friday Leftovers' or 'Friday Dinner Out' are just fine, maybe because we have lots of other rhythms to lean on as well. Here are some ideas: