kid chores

Chores For Teenagers: 5 Ways I Took My Sanity (And My Saturdays) BACK!

By Rachael Herrscher

Chores. My kids think it's a swear word. It's their kryptonite. My kids have been doing chores for a long time now and we've learned a few things along the way. It's not always perfect, but here are the things that make chores for teenagers less of a battle around our house.  H... Read More

5 Reminders for Raising Helpful Kids in the Kitchen

By Erin Oltmanns

I take my responsibility to eventually toss my two kiddos out of the nest pretty seriously. One day they will need to take care of themselves and SO HELP ME, they will not live on microwave noodles or be stumped by anything in the produce section of the grocery store or be the roommate that never co... Read More

5 Reasons Why Taking Care of the Dog is My Kid’s Job

By Erin Oltmanns

Spoiler alert: it's not because I don't like dogs or had to be coerced into adding a furry baby to the family. We are dog people.   As a kid, it's EASY to love a portable, adorable, puppy that your parents let you name after a Disney character (Jessie from Toy Story 2.) It can be h... Read More

Picture Chore Chart for Non-Readers

By Erin Oltmanns

Got a kiddo in your house that is ready to tackle a few chores? Most kids are ready to put their laundry away long before they can actually read the word “laundry”.  Our picture chore chart for non-readers is perfect for getting the littlest kids into a routine of helping around the house ea... Read More