Working Chores Into Your Child’s Day

You know how when you have a baby, things change all the time? You just get waketime length figured out and then BAM! Time to drop a nap. These moments… View Post

Help Kids Balance School and Chores {Guest Post}

By Maureen Monfore, It’s back-to-school season! Have you bought school supplies, backpacks, and lunch boxes? Are you thinking ahead to your back-to-school routines? This can be a hectic time… View Post

Teaching Your Child To Clean Up After Self

  I must start off with an apology. I don’t think I have any magic formula that you will walk away with that will guarantee your child will be cleaning… View Post

In Our Efforts To Help, We Might Actually Hurt Them

  Ah parenthood. We start out with this baby who is completely dependent on us. Completely. This baby could not live without us. With our first baby, this is probably… View Post

Everyone Cleans

  At our house, we have a cleaning policy for cleaning up a mess–“Everyone Cleans.” This isn’t something we thought through and planned on doing, but now that it is… View Post

Our Chores for 5-8 Year Olds

Here are our ideas for what we think our kids can do at certain ages for the ages of 5-8 range (as old as my children get right now). To… View Post

Getting Children Actively Engaged in Household Chores

source If you lived on a Western farm in the early 1900s, your child would be in charge of gathering the eggs at 18 months old. Can you imagine trusting… View Post