Organizing Kids – Writing on Sliding Glass Door

We are always coming up with new things to do with 8 kids… mixing it up a bit. Last night, I wrote all of their chores for the next day on the sliding glass door,….. It worked. Something different that our normal chore chart and it kept the kids interested and working hard on their […]

Friday, August 1st, 2014

A larger family dynamics

After the adoption of our 2 boys, I have been asked MANY times if Larry and I are finally done having children. We are told OFTEN that 7 kids are a lot … A HUGE family!  I have to disagree with them. We are not finished if God wants us to have more. We know […]

Friday, June 14th, 2013

Point Reward System for chores

I am serious when I say that I believe in NOT giving out allowance for everyday household chores. As a mom, I don’t get paid in money for washing the floor or folding laundry… why should my kids earn money for keeping their rooms clean or brushing their teeth? These are every day items that […]

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

chore charts on our wall

Getting 5 kids organized has been “interesting”. I painted 5 clipboards with chalkboard paint and added kids names and ribbons to them. On the wall they go with a weekly chore list (made in excel) printed and added to them. You will need the following: wooden clipboards (These are sold at walmart for less than […]

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