5 New Fall Chore Reward Ideas

Your kids are working hard on their chores, getting closer and closer to those elusive rewards. Of course, sometimes the rewards are forgotten, and the chores are no longer fun. So just in case you need some help thinking of some chore rewards for the kids, to keep them motivated, we have some that might

5 Fall Chore Ideas For Your Kids

Photo credit: terren in Virginia / Foter / CC BY With the fall season in full swing, we thought it would be helpful to list some Fall related chores to add to ChoreMonster for your little monsters. A list like this can be helpful for you if you’re looking to mix things up and stay

Kid’s Book Preview: Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: Old School

Normally, we do a review on a kid’s book that we really love in this space. But today, I wanted to do a kid’s book preview because a new Diary Of A Wimpy Kid Book has been announced and if you love the series like my kid’s have, you’ll be anxious to hear about it.

Almost half of parents do their children’s homework for them

Photo credit: OakleyOriginals / Foter / CC BY As the new school year is in full swing, I was thinking about how we, as parents, approach homework. Each night, our kids get down to business and usually need a bit of help to get started, and more to get finished. As a parent, we feel

If you’re using ChoreMonster points as a bribe, you’re doing it wrong

Photo credit: NickNguyen / Foter / Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-SA 2.0) One thing we hear from time to time at ChoreMonster when explaining our product is ‘Well, I shouldn’t have to bribe my kids to do housework.’ I get it, I’ve felt this way personally at times when it comes to my

Five Healthy School Lunch Ideas

With school back in full swing, it’s not easy to put together a great lunch for your kids, and even more difficult to pack on that is actually good for them. We’ve recommended several lunch ideas here on Wordpile, and it’s usually a mix of healthy and fun. Today, it’s all about the good health,

Because I Said So!

Photo credit: jasonbolonski / Foter / Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0) Some time ago I wrote about positive reinforcement in the home and how important it can be. I have some additional thoughts today in the same vein, but with some different specifics in mind. I ran across an article recently that