NOV
15
2012

5 Ways to Get Your Children Excited About Chores

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Hi everyone! I’m so excited to have a guest post for you today by Crystal Paine from MoneySavingMom.com! Crystal Paine is a wife, homeschooling mom of three, and author of the brand-new ebook, 21 Days to a More Disciplined Life. Today she’s sharing on ways to get your children excited about doing their chores!   1. Let Them Work Alongside You Most children love to spend time with Mom, no matter what it is you’re doing. So take advantage of this and enthusiastically invite them to help you with whatever chore you’re working on. While you’re working together, talk, sing, laugh, and praise them repeatedly for helping you. Let them see you working hard and enjoying it. Modeling a strong work ethic in front of your children can have a profound impact on their view of work -- which could take them far in life! Remember that young children often won’t be able to do their chores anywhere near the level of perfection. But if you’re patient and continue to work alongside them, … [Read more...]