They;lived;happily;ever;after. But;why? The;truth;is:;Cinderella;made a;good;wife;for;the;prince;not
because she was beautiful but because
she had learned to work hard with a good
attitude. She obviously got a good start
her to be kind and diligent. When their
influence faded from the story, Cinderella remained faithful to her training. No
she remained calm, turned the other
cheek, and did what she was told to do.
Snow White did.
Drudgery probably kept Cinderella from any kind of schooling—she
on scholastic achievements, but we must
remember that academics are really only
royalty or the common serf. Even doc-tors;and;lawyers;spend;more;than;fifty-five;years;(during;an;average;life;span)
away from school.
Our homes are our castles, and homeschooled children spend much more
more means more home maintenance
jobs and more opportunities to teach
life skills. Some days, we think we must
those;pretty;glass;slippers,;either.;Un-fortunately, no fuzzy woodland crea-tures;or;peppy;birds;will;stop;by;to;help
story. Call it “Home Economics” (or
sure to teach your children to do laundry,
cook, clean, wash dishes, and do yard
work. These are chores that all adults
face regularly in their daily lives, gener-
er. Even the younger members of your
royal household can be taught to dust
Be sure to cross-train your princes
chores. You never know when Prince
raid or Cinderella will be busy nursing
instructors, or even fairy godmothers
who;can;help.;Unfortunately,;fairy;god-mothers are very hard to come by.
out work assignments. You can avoid be-ing;cast;in;the;role;of;the;evil;stepmother
1. Work alongside your children. When
kids notice that everybody works, they are
less likely to feel like Cinderella, all alone
work as a way of life, and they will learn to
that she wanted to laze around in bed all
day, giving orders and eating bon bons.
own daughters from learning to serve,