Kids Chores By Age - Family Joys
Here’s the thing. Doing chores is good for kids because it actually helps them feel like they can do something to help the family. It helps them feel capable, according to this Harvard Medical study, which also says that doing chores is also a strong predictor of a child’s future success. Maybe I’m just lucky because heck, my kids LOVE when I give them little jobs to do. They literally jump up and down when I get two wet washcloths and announce, “who wants to wash the floor!?” And then they…
30 Affirmations Every Child Needs to Hear - Raising You Maintaining Me
Build your children's confidence and character by using positive affirmations. Here are 30 affirmations every child needs to hear.
Letting Go: Morning Hassles and Responsibility
It is possible to enjoy hassle free mornings while teaching children self-discipline, responsibility, cooperation, and problem-solving skills—the characteristics of happy, successful people with a healthy sense of self-worth and respect for self and others.
Logical consequences are different from natural consequences in that they require the intervention of an adult—or other children in a family or a class meeting. It is important to decide what kind of consequence would create a helpful learning experience that might encourage children to choose responsible cooperation.
9 Strategies For Parenting Today's Children - Diary of a First Child
I received this from a friend on Facebook and I just love it. I don’t think I’ve seen a simpler list. Of course, now the trick is to take it from the paper and put it into practice. We’re working on that. [pinit] By the way, I’m reading a new book: Kiss Me! How to …