HealthDay News) -- Having a keen sense of responsibility will
help a person throughout life, and that responsibility should begin
during childhood, experts say.
The American Academy of Pediatrics suggests how parents should
teach children about responsibility: When you assign your child tasks, make sure you clearly explain
what's expected, and keep it consistent.To keep your child motivated, offer plenty of positive
reinforcement and praise.Stick to a consistent family routine and structure.Hold family meetings each week to go over your child's
progress.Find a discipline method that works well when your child
doesn't complete responsibilities.
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