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Do you think 9 years old is too young to do the dishes as a chore?

 
divamomd

Asked by divamomd at 11:02 PM on Apr. 9, 2009 in Tweens (9-12)

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  • My 9 y.o. does the dishes. And we don't have a diswasher, either. She does not do the pots though because they are too heavy for her.
    asiamommi

    Answer by asiamommi at 12:37 AM on Apr. 10, 2009

  • nope! not at all! good to learn!
    Adeline1210

    Answer by Adeline1210 at 11:04 PM on Apr. 9, 2009

  • no
    busymamma503

    Answer by busymamma503 at 11:04 PM on Apr. 9, 2009

  • They gotta learn sometime right? The younger the better.
    Kbmancine

    Answer by Kbmancine at 11:05 PM on Apr. 9, 2009

  • No. But remember they are 9 and there standards may not be your standards.
    mistynights234

    Answer by mistynights234 at 11:05 PM on Apr. 9, 2009

  • sorry...lol my son is 4 and he does the dishes....i don't make him he just asks to do them...when he wants to do them i give him some money for doing them though.
    busymamma503

    Answer by busymamma503 at 11:05 PM on Apr. 9, 2009

  • no i dont think so,i have my nine year help with dishes.the only bad thing is i always end up rewashing them!
    tashabush

    Answer by tashabush at 11:35 PM on Apr. 9, 2009

  • My three year old helps with the dishes so I think 9 is an ok time to start. They just don't do a great job. I let him do it more so that he can get into the habit. You may have to go over them after he is done.

    dreyamom

    Answer by dreyamom at 12:12 AM on Apr. 10, 2009

  • no i think a nine year old can do dishes
    jacque1

    Answer by jacque1 at 1:38 AM on Apr. 10, 2009

  • I'll be having my 8 year olds doing their own dishes, but only their own. If they forget and they sit overnight then i'll have them do twice as many but i wouldnt exceed that amount. When they turn 10 they'll get to take turns switching every night ;)
    SpiritedTigress

    Answer by SpiritedTigress at 4:04 AM on Apr. 10, 2009

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