How to Let Little Ones Help with Chores

How do you juggle keeping up with the house and chasing toddlers? Combine them together! Here’s how to get your littles helping you with chores – and loving it.

Topics I Cover in This Podcast:

  • The biggest thing you MUST know about letting littles help you around the house
  • How to plan for a toddler in your daily routine
  • Why your attitude is crucial (and what it should be)
  • 9+ real-life examples of how your toddler can start helping you today
  • Why imitation is your biggest ally in teaching tots to help
  • Which tools should be child-sized
  • Where to look for further ideas, inspiration, and step-by-step plans for including your little one
  • Creating safe play spaces around your workspaces
  • How to handle toddler-sized attention spans
  • Some tips for teaching your child to help with chores even beyond the toddler years

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Things Mentioned on This Week’s Podcast

  • Smart Mama, Happy Baby – a special membership just for mamas where we talk about everything birth, baby, and life! Weekly calls to help you with everything from sleep to home organization to juggling life with littles. Meal plans, parenting book studies, articles, and 30+ classes on various topics are all there for you when you need them.
  • Motivated Moms app – this is the app I use to keep on track with chores during the week 😀
  • Montessori from the Start – a great book to introduce you to Montessori thoughts in the early years and the Montessori approach to practical life skills for littles

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Kristen is a pregnancy coach, student midwife, and a mama to 8 - all born naturally! I've spent nearly two decades helping mamas have healthy babies, give birth naturally, and enjoy the adventure of motherhood. Does complete support for a sacred birth and beautiful beginning for your baby resonate with you? Contact me today to chat about how powerful guidance and coaching can transform your pregnancy, birth, and mothering journey <3

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