7 Things to Avoid when Teaching Your Kids to Do Chores

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Don't Be Inconsistant
If your kids know what to expect and it's become part of a routine, it will be easier. If you wait to ask them to do cleanup when there's a huge mess, it ... more 
Photo by: Photostock
Don't Be Inconsistant
If your kids know what to expect and it's become part of a routine, it will be easier. If you wait to ask them to do cleanup when there's a huge mess, it won't go over well.
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Mon, 11 Feb, 2013 2:38 PM EST
If you have kids and they have responsibilities around the house, I bet you have come across the whines and complaints. No one likes doing chores, but teaching our kids responsibility and the general skills it takes to run a household is necessary. I started late giving my kids household responsibilities and it was a struggle to get them to do their chores consistently. Looking back, there were 7 mistakes I made when I first started introducing the idea of chores to the kids routine. Had I avoided these in the first place, the transition to more responsibility would have gone a lot smoother. Luckily, you can learn from my mistakes! Here are 7 things to avoid when trying to get your kids to do their chores. - By Devan McGuinness

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