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Chores – Another Item on the Homeschool Checklist

Over the years, I have slowly added chores for my son to do. He started with putting food in the dogs’ bowls when he was about 6 years old. I always remind and I don’t mind, because he’s grateful for the nudge. He seems to appreciate his chores; I think he feels a sense of accomplishment. I noticed that he is more willing to

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Giving Children Allowance

I’ve read a lot of different views regarding giving children allowances. Should children be paid for doing daily chores? Don’t they need to understand that every member of the family contributes to the upkeep of the home? Should they get paid for that contribution? I decided that while it’s important children learn to help out around the home, it’s also vital that they learn

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