Here is a very helpful article on building responsibility.  It affirms many points that are well supported, and discussed elsewhere on this site.  Here is an example: Early Mistakes in Building Responsibility in Children.

As parents, it is your duty to make sure that your kids are taught the intangibles that go with becoming a responsible adult. By making your kids responsible, from a young age, they are able to develop skills and techniques that will provide useful things for them throughout their lives. We all want our kids to be successful and to achieve some amazing things. By being responsible, they will be good, hard working people with no ceiling to their potential.

Key Takeaways:

  • Kids grow up in a way that is a reflection of the environment that they were in.
  • As a parent, you must teach them life skills that will help them as they get older.
  • Being responsible comes with a lot of things that many kids lack in today’s day and age.

“You can’t build a sturdy house without a firm foundation. The same is true when helping your child develop responsibly: If you don’t lay the groundwork early and consistently, it will be difficult for her to develop into a trustworthy adult.”


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Daily routines, run smoothly and effectively, are one of the easiest ways to nurture lifelong habits of responsibility.  Read more about this approach here:  Make Daily Routines Effortless


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