My kids are 9 & 13 and the only chore they have is cleaning their rooms once every two weeks and the 13 yr old empties the trash cans in all of the rooms and brings his laundry downstairs. I think they are old enough to give more chores (at least the 9 year old is old enough for more chores) but my hubby doesn't think we should. WTF?
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Answer by tnm786 at 11:19 AM on Nov. 18, 2010
My son has had chores since he was 3.. of course they are age appropriate.. it started with picking up his toys, putting his clothes in the hamper..to now where he is 14 and he does dishes, cleans his cats litter box, mows the lawn every other time, and things of that nature. Chores in my opinion teach responsibility and accountability. Things are not just handed to us as adults. it is important for kids to learn to be responsible and handle tasks they are given in a timely manner. We do give allowance..ONLY if he does his chores each day the proper way.. if he hasnt done them by a certain time he gets docked the day and still has to do his chores. this is a very rare occasion since he likes having money..lol He also has to do a charitable activity twice a month for no pay. He hasnt had a problem with it and really enjoys helping others because of this.
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