“I don’t want toooooo!”
“Why do I always have to…”
“Are you going to make me do any more chores?”
If it’s not the whining and complaining, it’s just that I simply forget. As a busy homeschooling mama of 4 little boys, I get so busy working on my own tasks I don’t always think to assign tasks to my kids. I want my kids to be responsible and contribute to the work of the household.
I find that when my kids know what’s expected of them ahead of time, the complaining is greatly minimized. It makes sense. It’s a lot easier for me when doing a task if I know what is expected of me.
After the initial assembly of the Easy Peasy Chores system, planning your kids chores each day is a breeze! You don’t have to think about it, and they don’t have to wonder what Mom is going to ask them to do. They know exactly what is expected of them. [Read more...]