BUSYKID ARCHIVE - March 2018

Want Successful Teens? Have Them Do Chores

It’s no surprise kids who do chores often succeed later in life. Like encouraging your kids to eat their vegetables, chores are packed with good things growing children need to turn into successful adults. In fact, a recent survey from online polling company Pollfish discovered moms and dads who had kids regularly complete chores found ...

3 Ways to Teach Your Children Money Management

Warning, this statistic might alarm you. Millennial parents (age 18 to 34) are the least confident generation when it comes to explaining money management to their children. Only 60% feel confident. Compare this to 76% of parents 35 to 44 years old, and 79% of parents 45 to 54 years old feeling confident in teaching ...

BusyKid Honored As National Parenting Product Award Winner

App reinvents chores as kids’ first job with direct deposit. Phoenix, AZ — BusyKid is thrilled to announce that it has been named a National Parenting Product Awards winner for 2018. For over 27 years, the National Parenting Product Awards (NAPPA) has been ensuring that parents purchase the highest quality products that help them connect ...

Top 20 Spring Chores for Kids

Though snow still may be falling at your house, the calendar is showing that it’s almost time for Spring cleaning. Having your kids help around the house is not only a valuable way to teach your kids responsibility., but it also burns calories and helps you have a cleaner home faster. When teaching your kids ...

5 Ways Allowances That Reward Chores Can Help Children In Life

If you are one of the 57% of American adults who received an allowance growing up, there's a 90% chance you had to do chores to earn it, and a 70% chance that you had to work for every penny. Chores, like getting the mail, watering the plants, or doing the dishes, are excellent ways ...