Is your goal to raise children that are independent with good character and values? Research supports the importance of daily chores and responsibilities and the positive impact they have on a family. Wondering what age to start assigning tasks? Need ideas to get started? The Importance of Chores for Children (Printable Chore Chart Included)
I'm a big fan of this breakdown on Santa. I appreciated the idea behind Santa as a child, but this letter from a child's parents just smashes the nail on the head for me. I dislike the idea of "robbing" the magic of Christmas from my children with "the truth", but with a message like this I don't feel as though I have to anymore. Awesome.