Uh-Oh! The Out of Luck Ransom & Chore Bin…Would you? Should you?

Uh-Oh! The Out of Luck Ransom & Chore Bin…Would you? Should you?

Parenting, Positive Discipline
Maybe you have seen the Uh-Oh Out of Luck Bin picture on pintrest or facebook. If you haven’t it’s basically a big plastic bin with a little poem on it that goes: “You left it out Mom picked it up she’s got your stuff you are out of LUCK to get it back must do a CHORE again it is yours just like before” Next to the poem is an envelope filled with chore tags, the only visible one says “Get a wipe”, I am guessing other chores in the evelope are for sweeping, vaccuming, and other household chores. Comments I've seen on this bin idea range from "Brilliant" to "Yeah! now I'll show who the boss is" to "that is so totally wrong and cruel"..... So, Would you set…
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Learning Life Skills: List of Household Tasks for Different Ages and Stages

Learning Life Skills: List of Household Tasks for Different Ages and Stages

Babies 0-12 months, Kids 5 - 12 years, Parenting, Positive Discipline, Preschoolers 3-5 yrs, Toddlers 12- 36 months
Children when encouraged often love to help around the house. Not only does it help them feel like they are capable and contributing members of the family, it also helps both parent and child have a chance to connect. Wondering what jobs your child can do around the house? With a little bit of help, children can do just about any task around the house and as they grow they can become more and more capable of carrying out these taks independently.  Having children help with just one to three tasks is a great way to get started. Here is list of household tasks for different ages and stages: Toddlers From 1 to 3 years toddlerhood is a great time to start involving children with household taks. Naturally curious about…
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