"She had the most ingenious idea for memorializing tiny fingers. It's called the copy machine. No more inky smears. No more fists full of paint..' (My mom has in my scrapbook a photocopy of my hands as a toddler, probably taken in the library at church)
Carly's chore chart. She moves the clothes pin from the "to do" side to the "done" side. She painted and decorated it with a little help. It hangs on her door. Pretty effective so far. She is only 4 1/2. (just wish I had gorgeous handwriting).
Have each child start making their bed at age 5 and never fix their work. If it's a tradition, younger kids actually feel proud to join the bed-making crew! #traditions #parenting #tips #organization #harvardhomemaker