Raising Kids Who Serve Others- Being intentional with your children about a life of service, not just seasonal activities.Purposefully teaching your kids to value others above themselves to stop entitlement. sunshineandhurricanes.com
When and how to start an allowance. 'By focusing on the payoff for the chore rather than the contribution made to the family, we create – and reinforce – a negative lesson. Rather than encouraging our child doing something for its intrinsic value, we instead teach them to ask, “What’s in it for me?”' Interesting lesson on contributing to the family rather than chores.
You can’t separate hard work and good character. They go together. God expects our kids to know how to work diligently and to have a good attitude about it. “Good luck with that,” Some might be tempted to say. But, this is what much of the book of Proverbs addresses: the critical importance of a young person knowing how to work, and it’s our job as parents to teach them. "Teaching Kids to Work Hard" MatthewLJacobson.com Subscribe Today
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!!