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Most parents are not strangers to offering their kids rewards for completing their chores.If you want your son or daughter to do the dishes, take out the trash and generally be a “good boy or girl”, promise to buy them a new iPad beforehand. It’s only...

Kids crave instant gratification but benefit most from delayed gratification.The average attention span has fallen. What used to be 12 seconds has fallen to eight seconds. In fact, over 53% of mobile internet users will abandon a site if the page takes more than three seconds...

Chore charts are an excellent feedback tool to help kids get more value from doing their chores.As parents trying to instill positive values in our children, we know parenting is an ongoing journey, with no easy fixes. A chore chart can’t automatically turn kids into...

Emotional intelligence is a vital skill that kids need to cultivate early in their development.Can a chore chart help with EQ?It’s every parent’s dream to hear that their child possesses a high IQ.We assume that an intellectually gifted kid is bound for future success. Perhaps...

Want to make kid's chores and routines more fun? I’ve got a game for you!Matthew is a dad of two and author of the aDADable blog. He recently wrote about his experience using My Starry Chart with his adorable daughter Haddie. Click here for the...

Sticker charts are a great tool for motivating children to complete tasks, especially when it comes to sleep.By Certified Pediatric Sleep Consultant Lindsay Weinstock of Dream Come True SleepConsultingThese visual charts can help your little one follow their bedtime routine,motivate them to stay in their...

Don’t shy away from giving your kids chores at a young age.By Child Development and Parenting Expert Caron Irwin of Roo ParentingChores have many benefits for parents and kids - they encourage independence, promote satisfaction, develop life skills, help get things done around the house...

Gratitude is a value and behaviour that requires a level of education.It is not necessarily an innate personality trait, but rather a learned practice. Teaching kids gratefulness requires helping them look at situations from the point of view of appreciation. So how do we, as...