My consequence board we did for the kids last night. I have it hanging in the kitchen. And if they do something on the board, I ask them to go read the consequence, and that is their punishment. Time to straighten those two out.
It is not just the monster spray, but the whole idea of coming up creative ways to tackle those day-to-day dilemmas with my little co-pilot. This life is a picture that we are free to fill with whatever we want, but the filter that goes over that picture is harder to control. I strive for a life that is far from the desperate gritty filter of living paycheck to paycheck, and is instead polished with the look of patients and perseverance for all that choose to be in it.
Do you pick up after your kids, or do everything for them—from putting clothes in the hamper to organizing toys? It may be time to start teaching kids to take responsibility for their actions. Giving kids chores and responsibilities has many benefits, both for parents and kids. Here are 7 reasons your kids need responsibilities.