1. Confidence & Patience
Children develop at their own pace. Some are ready for tasks at a younger age than others while some need time and space to develop at their own rate. This includes doing chores. I’ve learned as a parent and teacher that we must not judge a child today for how they behaved yesterday. Treat each day like a blank slate in which we give children the opportunity to make better decisions and accept new challenges. How they were yesterday isn’t necessarily how they’ll be today. If a particular child is especially resistant to doing chores, we must be patient and have the confidence that with the proper encouragement and guidance, our children will mature and accept the responsibilities of life. It starts with them knowing that you have confidence in them and their abilities. Read more here.