The end of summer brings with it a lot of change. The less strict routine of the summer allows everyone time to relax, and set aside the pressure of having to be somewhere on time multiple times during the day. Summer also often brings a chance to explore new things; whether it’s a new skill or hobby, a new experience or a new place, summer often affords the freedom to do things differently. There’s so much to do in the Antelope Valley, I hope that some of your time this summer has been spent locally, exploring the towns and cities and all they have to offer. So now everyone is back to school, and the routine has started. It’s great to start back to school, start to read new books, and meet new friends. For parents, the routine of the school year is often a welcome change. When managing a family, a routine can provide a different kind of relaxation. Routine allows us to operate within a structure where decisions do not have to be made constantly. That routine allows us to make the majority of the decisions once, and then go with the flow. At Snow Orthodontics our routines are based on years of experience. Having established routines helps us to be efficient while at the same time giving us the ability to have fun with our patients. We can enjoy our time with you, because the routine allows us to focus on you. We bet the same is true to you at home. When you have a system for getting things done, there’s free time to relax and enjoy. We hope you enjoy the first month of back to school. It’s fun to start again, and get back to routine.