Parenting Techniques That Produce Persistent Kids…Or Don’t
Giving them chores
Give your kids chores, even if you or a housekeeper or someone else is around to do them. Teach your kids to balance homework, extracurricular activities, and chores. Outsourcing unpleasant or tedious tasks is a slippery slope, and you want to raise kids who become adults who are willing to get in the trenches and do things themselves, when they must.