The Real Reason Why Kids Should Do Housework

Encouraging kids to help out with the housework has often been linked to increasing their responsibility, but here’s an even better reason for getting them involved in domestic chores. If improved mental health is a goal, cleaning the house helps. A large-scale survey in Europe found an inverse association between housework and psychological distress. –Continue reading “The Real Reason Why Kids Should Do Housework”

Life Skills: Setting Chores for Children

Some time back, I read a blog post by a homeschooling mother where she talked about household chores she set for her children. I wish I still had the link but I can’t find it any more. She said that she set the number of dishes a child had to wipe based on the ageContinue reading “Life Skills: Setting Chores for Children”