Teaching your child responsibility can be a challenging task. When they are born, you want to hold them and keep them in your arms and never let go. As your child gets older, you want them to learn to be independent and well-rounded. Responsibility is part of being independent. To put your child on the right path, you can give them chores and an allowance. It may not be easy at first, but it gets easier. Volunteer work, as well as getting a job, is one great way to introduce responsibility. You can begin to teach your child responsibility as early as their toddler years and give them lessons they can benefit from when they are in college and start a family of their own.