Contributing Kids Become Capable Kids

Connection and love, Growing Responsibility, Motivation, Mutual Respect, Tips & Tools

Contributed by Melanie Miller, M.Ed.

Summer vacation is just around the corner, which could mean scheduling childcare, visits from Grandma and Grandpa, day camps and maybe even a summer camping trip for the family. It can all feel overwhelming during a time of year when we’re supposed to enjoy a little fun and relaxation.

This summer try something different. Summer is for families, so why not allow the whole family to be a part of the season’s planning?

Our children need to feel a sense of significance and can gain this by contributing to the greater good of the family. …

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