Essays by Mothers of BIG CATHOLIC FAMILIES, going about our vocations while fielding questions on diapers and algebra, current events and sippy cups, world wars, lost shoes, politics and laundry.
Tuesday, May 22, 2007
Good Morning List
Teaching children to develop good habits is one way to create an atmosphere of positive discipline in the family. A child with good habits and a sense of what is expected will display good behavior. One way I do this is to have strategically hung lists throughout the home. One such list is our "Good Morning" list. It tells the children exactly what they need to do before coming to the kitchen for breakfast before we start our school day. It goes like this:
Thank God for a new day and offer all your thoughts, words, and actions to Him