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You’ve become so responsible!


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My son was notoriously bad at cleaning up after himself, and doing household chores in general. No amount of nagging or bribery worked. Then suddenly I began coming home and finding the house clean, dishes washed, room clean, laundry folded; whatever I had asked him to do, it was done! I was so proud of him, but when I asked him what was the cause of his sudden change in attitude, he only shrugged. I was hoping my talks had finally paid off or that he had discerned a higher calling requiring order and obedience. It was only when I questioned one of his younger siblings, that I got the truth.

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Better supervise the chores


When I was little, I, like all little boys (okay, and big boys) hated washing dishes. When it was my turn to clean up after dinner, instead of washing the plates and silverware, I Read the rest of this entry