It took me a long time to realize that routines are freeing. When you know what has to be done and in what order, your mind performs the tasks automatically, freeing you to mull over more important things.
As Apartment Therapy's Family Editor, Carrie covers design and modern homelife with children. A lapsed librarian, she lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two kids and is in contention to break the record for most hours spent at the playground.
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