Most of us realize that our kids can do more, whether it’s making their own breakfast, taking out the trash, doing the dishes or folding the laundry. But too often we hesitate to delegate, either because we don’t know the right age for the children to start, we get tired of nagging and decide it’s just easier to do it ourselves, or we have trouble relinquishing control of the way things are done. But, at the same time, we’re often frustrated and exhausted from trying to do it all, and we realize it would be better for all of us if our children took on more responsibility.
It’s never too late to make some changes when it comes to our families and food. Whether your goal is to get your family eating more healthfully, have the kids to help you prepare meals or clean up more often, make family meals happen more often, or ban technology from the table, this is the time to make it happen. Read more at this Washington Post article