But household chores need to get done. If everyone pitches in, the work gets done so much faster!
Saturday morning is typically our chore day and here are a few secrets to success:
Are you struggling with your teamwork in your family? Asking my kids to pitch in and help, even in small ways, used to bring about huge meltdowns for one of my kids. If I asked her to put her shoes away she would launch into hours of explosive behaviors. It felt pretty hopeless. I had to choose between asking her to do something and dealing with the meltdown.. or doing it myself and having a good day. But I wanted her to grow and be a part of our family team. I found that I needed to change my approach to her and learn some new tricks in order to see growth and healing for her and in our relationship. Reach out to me if you could use more tools in your parenting journey. You are not alone. There is always room for growth and healing.