How to Teach Children Life Skills

As our children grow older, they begin to have capacity for helping with tasks around the house. This capacity, of course, does not happen just because a child reaches a… View Post

Implementing You Parenting Plan

Back in June, we talked about the steps to creating a parenting plan (and why you want to do so). This time, we will talk about implementing the plan. These… View Post

Chore Wheel

  Pin It This is my latest addition to our chore process at our house. I made this back in August, so we have been using it for almost four… View Post

Work: More than Economic Value

Work, work, work. A lot of our efforts as a society seem to go into finding ways to reduce the work we have to do–either by eliminating it or by… View Post

Morning Chore Cards

  As I promised in How I Do It: Get Children Ready, here is the post on our morning chore cards.    I had previously been using chore cards to… View Post

How I Do It: Chores

A little photo explanation. One day last year sometime, a group of ladies were commenting on my cleaning and the jokes got going until I took a picture of my… View Post

Purposes of Parenting

  In The Parenting Breakthrough, Boyack talks about three main purposes of parenting.   Health and Safety of Children It is our job to care for the physical well-being of… View Post