Expectations of Our Kids: Episode 6

Where should we push and where should we let them choose? April and Saren discuss how to set appropriate expectations of our children regarding behavior, household chores, academic performance, and extracurricular activities.

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Choosing Extracurricular Activities

One of the things that causes me the most angst as a mother is knowing which direction to steer my children when it comes to extracurricular activities. Should you wait for your child to show interest in a particular activity, or choose it for them?