The Agile Family Meeting
With agile practices, enlist the children whenever possible in their own upbringing. When children plan their own time, evaluate their own work, and participate in their own rewards and punishment, they exert greater cognitive control over their lives and become more internally motivated.
Our instinct as parents is to give orders to our children since we think we know best. But telling your kids the same thing over and over may not really help.
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It is an external strategy for keeping track of what we need to do and accomplish.
By creating and maintaining a reliable organizational system, we give ourselves the best possible chance of efficiently processing the day-to-day Have-Tos, so that we have sufficient time and energy to focus on the Want-Tos (the things that really matter to us).