Tag: Chores

Caring for Our Home Together: Involving Kids at Each Age and Stage

With Tools and Tips! It’s a Sunday afternoon. Mom and Dad have decided that at ten years of age their daughter, Molly, could be taking more responsibility for her contributions to the household. They attempt to set the stage. Mom puts out a snack for family members. She grabs a clipboard, paper, and marker to create …

Work of Purpose, Purpose of Work

Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing. – Theodore Roosevelt As we move into the school year, the subject of work seems to be front and center. Kids are focused on learning tasks during the day and engaged in homework in …

Elements of a Confident Kid… Service Minded

– noticing others or environmental needs, feeling empathy and desiring a role in contributing to their or its well-being. About being service minded A service-minded person is both self and socially aware. She must know her own strengths and limitations. She sees what contributions she can make and how they relate to other’s unmet needs. …