I know I have a ton to learn. I want my kids to be more involved in house work! I thought it would be great to create a list of sites that have tips and ideas on ways to make housework more manageable. I started a blog carnival. I would love to learn from you and send people to your site!
I just recently posted about this very thing in September and I've gotten friends eve setting up chore charts for their kids. While reading it you may think I'm doing a review on Swiffer products, but I assure you I didn't. Check it out as well as other posts on my website about my boys and chores. Enjoy and I hope this helps!! http://www.citychiconafarm.com/?p=886
We do chores as a team. I usually deligate the chores that needs to be done to my older boys and my daughter. I let each child do the same chore for a while so they can get the hang of things. So for example, if I say today is shoeday they know that all the shoes need to be put away in the corret closets. They all know what cleaning products do and very important that they can also be Dangerous. I try to make it fun by having music as we clean and dance.
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