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Chores Are Good!

Why Do Children Resist Chores?

How many times have you heard these refrains or something similar when you ask or tell your children to do a chore around the house? Chances are it has been often. Children can be pros at procrastination, excuses, resistance and refusal when it co...

Why Children Need Chores

Today’s demands for measurable childhood success—from the Common Core to college placement—have chased household chores from the to-do lists of many young people. In a survey of 1,001 U.S. adults released last fall by Braun Research, 82% reported ...

Chores For Kids Is A Good Thing

Kids learn everything they need to know at home, this serves as their first school and their parents are their first teacher. You can develop your kids to be a more responsible child by giving them some household chores to accomplish. These chor...

5 Reasons Why Chores Are Good For You

According to Dr. James G. Wellborn, a clinical psychologist with a private practice in Brentwood, Tenn., focusing on adolescents and families, participating in doing chores will help prepare you for the real world. Although it may be difficult for...

Why Giving Kids Chores Is Good For Them

There are many advantages to giving kids chores to do around the house. While it can often be easier to just do the household chores yourself -- especially when it takes five times as long to explain to your 5-year-old what needs to get done, and ...

Age-Appropriate Chores

Part of the Motivating Kids to Clean Up Series What chores are important for your children to learn, and what are they capable of doing? First, recognize the difference between a chore (an ongoing task that benefits the household) and a life skill...

The Chores Kids Can Do, By Age Group

Even kids as young as two can help around the house. If you're not sure what kinds of chores to assign your little (or big) kids, this printable chore chart offers age-appropriate suggestions. Here's the full chore list from The Modest Mom Blog:

Dads That Help Out Around The House Have More Ambitious Daughters

Women who chose to follow less traditionally female and potentially higher-paying careers most likely had dads who weren’t afraid to help out in the kitchen. At least that’s the suggestion of a recent study, which found the greatest predictor of a...

Chore Allocation And Gender Equality: Are You Being Fair?

As the only female in the household, there was never any question that I would have sole responsibility of taking care of stereotypical female daily chores – you know, the indoor jobs like cooking, cleaning and doing the washing. With three other ...

Why You Should Make Your Kids Do Chores

In her new book, The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed , Jessica Lahey extols two virtues: building children’s competence and making them do household chores. One of the two is much-needed wisdom f...

Sibling Sex Composition And Gender Inequality

Even siblings who are not close to one another in adulthood may have a profound impact on each other—childhood experiences and interactions, often shaped by our siblings, have lasting and complex effects throughout our lives. Of particular interes...

Should You Pay Your Children To Do Chores?

An allowance is an excellent way to teach your children about money management. How to dole out that allowance, however, is an oft-debated issue. For example, should you pay your children to do chores? Or just give them money with no strings attac...

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Familychores.Com - How To Motivate Children To Do Their Chores

The objective of Family Chores is to assist parents in teaching kids to have a great work ethic, develop strong values, and set goals. It is designed to be a...

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Choremonster: Your Kids Will Beg To Do Chores!

ChoreMonster is a web and mobile app that makes chores fun. Kids earn points by completing chores to use toward rewards like an hour of video games or a camp...

Choremonster - Android Apps On Google Play

Kids earn points by completing chores to use towards rewards like an hour of video games or a camping trip. Parents get an easy-to-use tool that takes the tension out of household chores. Kids also earn tickets to the Monster Carnival for each cho...

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Parenting - Behaviour | 0-18y

Chores Are Good!

Deepthi MohanDeepthi Mohan
Chores teach children important values. Read on to also know about gender and economic aspects of chores..