- Dec 27, 2014
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A kitchen can be a dangerous place, sure. That's why I think it's preferable to teach kids as early as possible about those possible dangers and how to help out in the safest way, showing them how to handle big bowls and kitchen tools. Kids -- they just love to help out. It's exciting and rewarding, and it helps build their sense of self and self-confidence much more than compliments and encouragement can. You can tell your kid s/he's great, but you can also let him/her help out and realize how much s/he can get done! I know all the kids I've let helped me baking showed great enthusiasm, and most of all, they were so proud of themselves. I would not trade this away. And this is something I want to give to my kids, too.