Originally Posted by Grassmechanic
I prefer my kids to do something that I didn't do -enjoy childhood. I grew up on a farm and was pressed into labor at the ripe old age of 7 or 8. The only thing I do remember of my childhood is WORK. Never hanging with friends, going places, etc.
Let the kids be kids. When they are 14 or so then it's OK.
I think you and I had the same father. I told my kids, their only job was A's and B's. They both work the Lawn Care biz around their schedule.