In the article, Meredith Carroll states “I’d rather just do my kids’ chores for them… I don’t get … why I have to pain myself to teach them how to clean when what they’re doing is not actually cleaning, but usually making more of a mess, which is just work for me. It’s more work for me to nag them to tell them to do it.”
As a Montessorian, I was puzzled.
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