Here is a good post on something I struggle with as a parent (and a control-freak!) – involving the kids in my chores or daily household activities, when it seems like it would be so much easier just to do them myself.
Lesson learned…when you involve your kids, things can get messy really fast! Of course, I say that tongue in cheek. But if you are like me, there can be the ongoing temptation to just “do it yourself” with regard to the home. It’s much easier and more effective to cook, clean, do laundry and manage keeping the house running ourselves. Our sense of accomplishment can be easily tied to what we can check off our lists, and incorporating our children into the mix just isn’t very efficient. Read the rest here.