There’s ample research-backed evidence that doing chores can be one of the most beneficial things kids do. Kids who do chores are more like to:
- Have good relationships with family and friends
- Achieve academic and early career success
- Be self-sufficient
- Be empathetic and responsive to other’s needs
- Understand the value of working towards a greater good
For these reasons – plus the fact that kids doing chores can ultimately mean less work for you – what parent wouldn’t want to begin assigning kids chores today? But getting kids started on chores successfully can be more tricky than simply pulling out a chore chart.
You’re probably wondering:
- How exactly to introduce the idea of doing housework to your kids
- Which chores would be appropriate to begin with and which chores are age-appropriate
- How to keep kids motivated to do their chores
- Whether or not to pay kids to do their chores
- What to do if your kids refuse to do chores
This book can help! It will teach you everything you need to know about getting started on kids chores AND how to get your kids to actually do their chores.