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Offline Keith

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Helps around the Home
« on: January 06, 2016, 09:34:49 PM »
Married and singles parents understand that it is difficult to look after children and perform various tasks around a home. There may seem like there is always one more thing to do. Fortunately, there are helps that can lighten the load for parents and may be encouraging.

Containers and Limits

Many children love to take their toys and dump them all out on the floor. While that may be understandable, it can be frustrating to a parent who needs to go from one room or another. Sharp toys can hurt feet and may break. Therefore, consider investing in plastic containers that will hold toys. A plastic container for dolls and one for cars are good examples. Next, make a limit as to the amount of bins that can be out at the same time, such as two. The two-container limit helps children to play with the toys that are out and can limit the mess that is out on the floor. Furthermore, it can help cleanup time be fast and easy.

Responsibilities that Matter

When children reach a certain age, they want to do various activities by themselves. Furthermore, they want to be considered like adults. Both of these desires can fit perfectly into getting chores done around a home. Consider giving children appropriate chores and activities that can help them feel empowered. Perhaps a child always craves a snack that is done in a microwave. Consider teaching him or her how to create it. If he or she is too young, consider a snack or a food creation that the individual can do alone. When a child does a task by alone, his or her confidence increases dramatically. Next, put the child into situations where the responsibility can be done on occasion, such as making a snack for everyone or making it when the child is hungry. Although it does take some time to teach a responsibility, it can make a huge difference when life gets extremely busy and tasks need to be done.

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« Last Edit: January 06, 2016, 09:36:23 PM by Keith »

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Re: Helps around the Home
« Reply #1 on: January 29, 2016, 07:39:24 AM »
I can't wait for my kids to grow up just a little bit so that they can help me with the housework more. It's tough for a single parent.


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