Motivating Reluctant Helpers

Motivating Reluctant Helpers

Mailbag time! You’re not going to believe this, but some kids are NOT super excited about doing chores. Here’s what we do about it. – question –  Hi Kendra! My question is this: I’ve recently begun having my four- and two-year old...
Can’t Buy Me Love?  Not For Chores Anyway.

Can’t Buy Me Love? Not For Chores Anyway.

This post is fourth in a series on chores for kids . . . see also here and here and here. So, if we don’t usually do chore charts, how do chores get done around here?  The answer is: they get done FIRST THING IN THE MORNING....
Stop Laughing at Me, Chore Chart!

Stop Laughing at Me, Chore Chart!

Hey Guys, Frankie here.  Adam from Equipping Catholic Families has written back to answer my question about Mass survival tips!  Head over there to check it out, then check back here next week for my post about what our family does. This post is...
Chores for Enthusiastic Toddlers

Chores for Enthusiastic Toddlers

Two-year-old Jack (and his black eye) doing a little mopping. I have had two different readers request that I address the subject of chores and chore charts.  For us anyway, this is an area that has seen a lot of flux over the years.  Since the...