Teach the Children Well (Part 3)

As parents or guardians, it is our job to teach children to stand on their own two feet.  Don’t do for them things that they can do for themselves.

Two-year-old children are quite capable of picking up and putting away their own toys.

Three-year-old children are quite capable of learning to tie their own shoe laces.

And don’t forget chores.  Children should have chores.  Their parents/guardians should not be confused as their maids and butlers.

Five-year-old children are quite capable of sweeping a kitchen floor.  Get a small broom.  They can help with the dishes and the laundry and any other chores their parents/guardians think appropriate and safe. 

Chores help to teach responsibility.


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About Line of Serenity (Joyce Fields)

As a thought leader for today's generation, I choose to be part of the solution and am doing things that positively impact people's lives. In addition to being a happy, married (since 1967!) woman, sister, aunt, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, I have over 40 years' experience in "Corporate America": Stenographer, Secretary, Supervisor, Analyst, Office Manager, Executive Assistant. I am also a professional proofreader and the author of eight books (seven non-fiction; one children's fiction--http://www.GoodShortBooks.com).
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