013: Kids: Rotating Toys

Topics How rotating toys keeps down toy clutter Keeps toys feeling new Helps evaluate if toys are still even wanted 1 Keeping down clutter Kids tend to dump toys, and sometimes too many toys can be so overwhelming. They won’t even know where to start. Kids should be responsible for cleaning their own toys, not […]

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009: Kids: Getting Homework Done

009: Kids: Getting School Work Done Topics Planners Daily homework Larger multi-day assignments Big term projects Kids should take ownership of their own grades. Mitchells are not helicopter parents, always asking and reminding or even doing their kids’ work. Part of a parent’s job is to help kids prepare for the world. Mitchells are there […]

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001: Kids: School Routines

Back to School A routine when they come home Hang up backpacks Wash hands Snack Homework Have supplies ready or at hand Station Amy mentioned Sean Covey’s “Work First Then Play” is from “The 7 Habits of Happy Kids”. In the adult version, by Stephen Covey the principle is called “First Things First.” Night and […]

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