With five children, this has been a topic of conversation for years. Here are some of the ways we've handled allowances.
How I get my kids to clean their room: 8 simple battle strategies. One mom's battle to get her kids to keep their room clean, and the 8 strategies that have worked for her.
Why didn't I know this sooner?! Safety filter on YouTube for Kids. This is a MUST READ for any parent!! Kids love watching funny videos on YouTube, but they can easily venture into the UNKNOWN. Step by step instructions on how to turn on YouTube SafeSearch. It should only take 10 minutes!
THIS IS WHAT I HAVE BEEN LOOKING FOR! You do not get paid for chores because it's an expected part of being a family. Allowance is teaching children how to manage money. I have started this with the kids, the chore list doesn't get money but the commission chart does! There are different chores on each. AND she incorporates tithing and savings! Brilliant!
I needed this today! 40 ways to entertain your kids while lying down (when you're sick, pregnant, injured, etc) Every Mama needs a list like this. I'll be thankful I pinned this one day!!
Starting with age 5, have a family rule that your child makes their bed every day--and then don't fix their work. This post has 100+ ideas to help you tame the chaos in your home (and your life)--this is just one tip! These are really great tips for the whole house!!
Memory Boxes - Great idea to organize kids paperwork, school work, pictures, etc.