Involve your kids in household activities.

I have a 10 year old son. While searching about junk removal at home, I found this article: on involving kids in the junk removal process. I followed the steps and even my son found it interesting. I think making kids do activities like this from a very young age is important. (The link is shared above)

  1. Ada9 months ago

    ewoods76 thank you so much for sharing a link. I was searching for healthy activities for my kids. But I didn’t find anyone that creates interest of my kid in games. At starting I gave my cell phone or tablets to him. But I was noticed that he was becoming habitual of it. that is not good for his health. Because he missed his dining time and even he didn’t take bath on time. my husband said to me that he is addicting these devices. Because he even didn’t take lunch without his tablets. And when an internet connection is on his tablet then my worry increases about his future. I am too much against of these addicted digital devices. So I found this link and will try my best to adopt these activities. Hopefully, this will suit best for my kids too. thanks again and stay happy.

  2. ewoods768 months ago

    Glad you found this helpful :)

  3. camillenanjala8 months ago

    As much as we parents like to protect our babies, we are also responsible for preparing and teaching them about the various realities of life. The ability to cope with disappointments, accept the consequences of their actions, develop problem-solving skills, and become functioning, independent adults depends largely on our parenting choices. Self-respect, responsibility, and accountability are not things that come naturally to toddlers and young kids. We must repeatedly teach them, show them, and help them to develop these traits and skills through our own actions as well as the expectations that we set for them. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Implementing a cleaning routine that involves your toddler is not only a great way to help keep your house tidy and organized, but it instills responsibility, respect, and dignity at an early age. Making cleaning a regular part of family time promotes teamwork and sets a good example of healthy activities that fulfill a purpose and maintain order in a household.

  4. callisy6 months ago

    Doing chores gives a child the opportunity to give back to their parents for all you do for them. Kids begin to see themselves as important contributors to the family. They feel a connection to the family. Holding them accountable for their chores can increase a sense of themselves as responsible and actually make them more responsible. Children will feel more capable for having met their obligations and completed their tasks. One of the most frequently sited causes of over-indulgence stems from parents doing too much for their children and not expecting enough of them. Not being taught the skills of everyday living can limit children’s ability to function at age appropriate levels. By completing household tasks, they may not always be the star student or athlete, but they will know that they can contribute to the family, begin to take care of themselves, and learn skills that they will need as an adult.

  5. noreenwawuda6 months ago

    When children are given jobs to do when they are younger, they will develop confidence in their ability to complete tasks. This goes for very young children as well, because they are the ones always begging to help out with the cooking, the cleaning or the gardening. Many parents of toddlers will be familiar with their dishwasher being hijacked by a well-meaning two or three year old wanting to help unstack it! Yet, many parents, tell young children “no, when you’re bigger”, or “you’re too little to do this!”, when actually we should be letting them try little tasks (that are safe and suitable for their age group) so our children can feel the success of doing something new on their own. Many times, it’s more convenient as parents to just do it ourselves, to save time or make sure it’s done correctly, but we are missing out on valuable opportunities to help our children gain confidence. It could be the difference between a ‘can-do’ attitude and an ‘I can’t do it’ attitude as they grow up. If you have more than one child, have them work on a chore together. If not, you can have your child complete different jobs along with you. It’s great for kids to compromise and assign themselves different roles, because it teaches them to be flexible. For example, one night you could wash the dishes and your child could rinse or dry, and then you switch roles the next night.

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