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WATCH: Bangs Garcia teaches one-year-old daughter Amelia about household chores

By: - Reporter
/ 01:24 PM February 14, 2019

For Bangs Garcia, it is never too early to teach her one-year-old daughter Amelia some household chores.

The Kapamilya actress posted a video of little Amelia observing her while she is vacuuming the floor, At one point, the tot impressively wiped some of her spilled milk with a tissue, as seen on Garcia’s Instagram post last Saturday, Feb. 9.

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It’s never too early to get kids involved helping with household chores!😉 Doing chores will help your child feel like they're part of the team. Initially, it’ll be ‘playtime’ for them; but, eventually, they would learn that these duties are a part of daily life and that everyone has a role to play in running the household. Children should know that families are built on mutual obligations and that family members need to help each other. While their efforts may make only a small contribution or none at this stage, you’re teaching them that helping is reasonable and fun. Give them every opportunity and offer them plenty of praise, in time the results will improve too. This will also help build their confidence and self-esteem. Showing and teaching your child how to do household chores may be one of the most important things you'll ever do. Children who know how to do chores will also learn responsibility and gain important life skills that will serve them very well throughout their lives. Studies show chores are good for children. Research from a well-known 75-year Harvard study examined the childhood psychosocial variables and biological processes that predicted health and well-being later in life. Researchers concluded that kids who had chores fared better later in life. Chores were the best predictor of which kids were more likely to become happy, healthy, independent adults. So…start them young!😉👍 #MotherAndDaughter #AmeliaBirchmore #14monthsOld #StartThemYoung #HouseholdChores

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“Doing chores will help your child feel like they’re part of the team,” she said. “Initially, it’ll be ‘playtime’ for them; but, eventually, they would learn that these duties are a part of daily life and that everyone has a role to play in running the household.”

Garcia noted that while the efforts of children may only make a small contribution, it is still a way to teach them about helping, and how it is “reasonable and fun.”

“Give them every opportunity and offer them plenty of praise, in time the results will improve too,” she added. “This will also help build their confidence and self-esteem.”

Some fans expressed how proud they were of Amelia, and lauded Garcia for teaching her daughter even at an early age.

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Image: Instagram/@valeriebangsgarcia

Image: Instagram/@valeriebangsgarcia

Image: Instagram/@valeriebangsgarcia

Amelia is Garcia’s daughter with Filipino-British businessman Lloyd Birchmore. She turned a year old last December. JB

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