The kids received something extra special under the Christmas tree..and I’ve been putting it to good use. They all got their own tablets, and they are loving them. Tablets! Each of them?? Yes, sirree. But hang on now, you need to know two things. 1.) I got a REALLY good deal… 2.) I had ulterior motives (mwahahahaa!) Each of my three darling children had one “big ticket item” on their Christmas wish lists… The price tag of which would have totaled over seven hundred dollars. As my eyeballs bulged out of my head and I nearly choked on
Most kids don’t like chores. Well, I know for sure that MY kids don’t! If we’re really honest, I’ll admit that I don’t care much for chores either. But I *do* like the end result. I love a clean and comfortable room. I also like taking care of my family, being responsible and honoring God. This is my motivation and I’m teaching my kids that these are the reasons behind why they need to do their chores, too. We’ve tried a variety of systems for chores, with or without allowances. We’re *surviving* but our chore system can stand some improvement.