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Parent Cue Weekly :: 2/23/15

Parent Cue Weekly

HERE’S WHAT WE’RE TALKING ABOUT

Bible Story: Agents of K.I.N.D. (Barnabas and Saul) • Acts 9:26-30

Bottom Line: Be kind to people who aren’t kind to you.

Memory Verse: “Do to others as you want them to do to you.” Luke 6:31, NIrV

Life App: Kindness—showing others they are valuable by how you treat them.

Basic Truth: I should treat others the way I want to be treated.

MORE THAN CHORES

Does your child have weekly or daily chores? If so, maybe you’re like me and you find yourself worn out by the constant task of getting you child to do their chores. Admit it: it’s more work to get your son to take out the trash than it would be to take it out yourself. But letting your kids take the easy road now will definitely make it harder for them later. The weekly chores your kids do around the house have the potential to affect their future.

The following study was highlighted in the August 2008 edition of WALL STREET JOURNAL.

“Analyzing data on more than 3,000 adults, Alice Rossi, a professor emerita of sociology at University of Massachusetts Amherst, found doing household chores as a child was a major, independent predictor of whether a person chose to do volunteer or other community work as an adult. Thus for parents who value service, housework is an important teaching tool.”

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Secret Email from the Hangar
Be on the lookout for a secret email sometime this week with  all of the kind things that your child has done this month in the Hangar.