Once children are trained to do chores and Mom has developed a chore schedule (referpart 1-3), how does she keep them on task to make sure chores are actually done? Most young people are fun-loving, energetic and easily distractible. This makes life interesting, but it can be challenging to channel that energy in a productive direction!
Our pinchchart system really helped keep us on task. It's a simple system. Read to find out how it works...
Hi, I’m Madia. I have eleven children and one of the greatest privileges of my life was to know Dr. Leila Denmark. She practiced pediatrics for over 75 years and was my mentor for 32 years.
I can hardly express how much she helped me, both with the children’s medical issues and family life challenges. I would love to share what she taught me with you.
Prep You will need: your list of chores for each child, a cork board to display the charts and push pins. The size of cork board depends on the number of children who are involved. Each child needs their own chart. At one point, our cork board was huge, displaying pincharts for nine kids!
The children typically designed their own charts, personalizing them with original drawings or computer prints. The basic format was as below: