“Lazy hands make a man poor, but diligent hands bring wealth” (Proverbs 10:4 NIV).
Kids, especially young ones, like to help. It makes them feel that they are a part of the family.
When my son was only four years old he could make his own bed. He didn’t do a very good job of it, and an hour later it might look like a tornado hit his room, but he still did it and was thrilled to do it.
Now, we’re not promising that your teenager is going to be excited to clean every weekend. At that phase, they are beginning to learn more about adult responsibilities, which will help prepare them for success once they leave home.
Children are a gift from God. It’s a privilege to raise the next generation. It’s also a big responsibility and there are many things we have to do every day.