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Oh my gosh - I totally DO THIS! even for my own medicine! What a great idea for forgetful parents (mom mush brain life saver)

FINALLY! 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. Thank you, Pinterest. Now I have a place to start.

A commission schedule for kids instead of handing them money for an allowance - great idea. I would have done a lot more chores when I was younger!

Uh-oh jar-what a great idea to discipline the kiddos. Really think it would cut down on the whining......."uh oh you need to pick another one".....

Fun idea: If you don't pick something up after one warning, this mom confiscates it and puts it in a "ransom box." The only way you can get it back is to draw a task from the envelope attached to the box lid. Her tasks are hilarious!

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Streamlining summer snacking with pretend money

I love this idea--have the kids "pay" for their snacks. When they are out of money, no more snacks for the day.

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Kid's Editable Daily List and Chore Chart Instant Download

Kid's Editable Daily List and Chore Chart by SweetCoconutLime

Uh Oh Jar - LOVE this idea. It was getting hard always sending someone to their room or to the corner. Nothing seemed to change - but now...I'm making a consequence jar like this. Whining? Pull out a consequence. Talking back? Pull out a consequence. Not picking up your things? Pull out a consequence, maybe you'll get "Your lucky day. No consequence THIS TIME."


Our "Harmony Jar" -

I just realized that you can get an idea of the kind of week I’ve had based on the projects I did. I made a “Harmony Jar” and a Chore Chart. Ha. I got this idea from my neighbor, who has an “Uh-oh Jar.” The …


The Mama and Me Book--Best Mother/Daughter Idea!

This is the BEST IDEA. An easy way to stay connected with your child even during busy times. The Mama and Me Book--Best Mother/Daughter Idea!

This girl had the BEST IDEA!!! She said, "My son is in preschool and the adorable art work is pouring in. I know he isn't going to want all these old papers when he is older so I am taking a picture of everything, keeping my very favorites to display at holidays or in a scrapbook and everything else just has to go. I found this amazing idea for displaying his artwork using the photos I have taken