If you care about your son or daughter as much as I do then you probably have been guilty of spoiling them. Think about instituting little chores around the house and other smaller responsibilities as soon as they are old enough. This will help teach them to be respectful of their atmosphere and to start learning that life takes a little “maintenance” each day.
Most children do not realize what they have until they see another child wanting. One of the most rewarding and unselfish aspects of the holidays is the ability to give to charitable organizations. This is the time for children and charity to become synonymous. Here are some ideas that may help teach your kids to be charitable.
It is an almost universal desire of parents to want their children to grow up in a happy and healthy environment. Most will spend plenty of time addressing how to help their kids feel loved and appreciated every single day. However, life seems to get in the way of these plans so many times, and parents find themselves spending most of their waking hours in survival mode instead of nurturing that quality time with the kids.
Having a pet may start out as a gift for the kids who have been nagging you for months. But the truth is the pet is welcome by you and your spouse as well. Pets are not only a comfort and companion to kids but they also help teach children trust and responsibility.