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  • 6.1 Daily Pause Responsibility Blog Post

    Did you do your chores? (part II)

    Yesterday we talked about the battle to get your kids to do their chores this summer. At least that’s how we introduced the topic. How we concluded the discussion was a bit different.

  • The Art of Human Maintenance

    “After enlightenment, the laundry.” (Zen Proverb) I recently read an interview with Melinda Gates. She spoke of trying to create normalcy within their stately home, and within her and her famous husband’s far-from-normal life. Turns out they and their three kids all take their turns loading the dishwasher. Even Bill. Amazing how much we envy […]

  • Sliding Scales

    “It is amazing how quickly the kids learn to drive a car, yet are unable to understand the lawnmower, snow-blower, or vacuum cleaner.” (Ben Bergor) It is amazing how kids can create an entire PowerPoint presentation about their Christmas list — complete with music and everything, they can figure out how to change the ringtone […]