Responsibility and Chores

 

TOP TEN TIPS TO GET CHILDREN TO DO CHORES AND TAKE RESPONSIBILITY
  1. Support but don’t take over.
  2. Give more perks as children become more mature.
  3. Let them make as many choices as possible.
  4. Teach them what they are supposed to do and how to do it.
  5. Praise the steps along the way, not just when a chore is done.
  6. Notice when they’re doing what they’re supposed to, not just when they aren’t.
  7. Give chores that match their makeup, maturity, and likes.
  8. Set rules and follow through on consequences.
  9. Support them to find an interest where they can give their all.
  10. Be positive about doing your chores.

 

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Teaching Responsibility in Your Children:

Part I The Big Picture

Part II Tips for Teaching Responsibility

Chores:

Part I Benefits of Chores

Part II Selecting Appropriate Chores for Your Children

Part III Promoting Chore Responsibility

Tips for a Successful Chore Plan

Ten Ways to Get your Kids to Do Chores

 
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