Organizing chores can seem difficult. Training kids can seem daunting. Is it worth spending time to train them? The majority of adults feel this way. In a survey conducted by Braun Research, 82 percent of parents did chores growing up, but only 28 percent report implementing chores with their own kids. Let’s get that percentage up! Kids will learn self-control and feel a sense of accomplishment as they grow and learn how to complete the new tasks they are given. Parents will enjoy a clean (if only slightly at first) house. And the entire family will have more time together! Here are some tips to make chores a good experience for parents and kids:
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
The ultimate dream: a clean house. Keeping a house clean is hard work with all the toys, snacks, and clothes that land on the ground daily and all of the activities and meals that moms are in charge of. Cleaning can be intimidating if mom is the only one working, and eventually she will end up feeling like a maid. If only there were little helpers around so mom didn’t have so much work… Oh wait! That’s what kids are for! Even toddlers can do simple chores to help keep the house tidy.
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
My Frozen obsessed toddler likes to pretend to be Anna and wake me by prying my eyes open and asking, "Mommy, you wanna build a snowman?" The way she says it is adorable, except of course in the middle of the night! It's so hard to function on little or interrupted sleep. Here are some tips to help your nights go as smoothly as possible: