For the sake of our future daughter-in-laws, we must teach our sons how to manage a household! Managing money, cleaning, healthy cooking, fixing our gadgets……these lifelong skills are just as important as the academic learning.
Here are a few posts that you might enjoy:
Money and Chores
I have created a money management system that teaches him how to save, how to spend, and how to give. The money management system ties into a chore system.
Chores and Kids -Part 1: How can I (Mom) get it all done? The answer….don’t. Enlist your family.
Chores and Kids – Part 2: Step- by-Step chore system that includes a plan for financial wisdom
Chores and Kids- Part 3: Frequently Asked Questions about my system
You may be wondering why I let my boys clean with toxic, expensive cleaning products. I don’t. I have come up with non-toxic, natural cleaning supplies that just happen to be very cheap! I have no problem handing the cleaning bottle to my kids!
A Cleaning Game: When we really need to deep-clean, we play this fun cleaning game. We have a spotless house and a fun party!
Age-Appropriate Chores: I have listed our all of the chores that my boys do. The list is categorized by age and room.
I am always on the prowl for healthy, kid-friendly recipes that my boys can help me make. I am determined that they will be nutritious eaters! Here is one of my favorite recipes:
Energy Balls-This healthy snack is easy to make and it is packed with protein!