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My kids have the same chores everyday- yet they always "forget" to do them.

Anyone have any ideas that would help their memories? They are 15, 13, 11, and 7.

 
mamma_nita

Asked by mamma_nita at 7:27 PM on Jun. 6, 2011 in General Parenting

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  • But I bet they remember to do what they want to do lol kids
    rinamomof2

    Answer by rinamomof2 at 7:30 AM on Jun. 7, 2011

  • I ALWAYS forgot to do my chores. Its not that I was avoiding them at all because I didnt mind them. I would get grounded or get my phone taken away if I forgot repeatedly tho.
    campbellb3421

    Answer by campbellb3421 at 7:29 PM on Jun. 6, 2011

  • LOL I think thats normal behavior........I would say something like if you keep forgetting your chores I might keep forgetting to _______insert blank..........something you do for them, eg give your pocket money, take you to the mall, park, get pizza friday night.....
    Princess_s21

    Answer by Princess_s21 at 7:31 PM on Jun. 6, 2011

  • do you have a chore list somewhere that's visiable where they look everyday like the fridge? lol! that's what my parents did and it worked for us. YOu could even make it interactive that way it might be more "enjoyable". but yeah it does sound normal! GL mama!
    MommyYeoman

    Answer by MommyYeoman at 7:56 PM on Jun. 6, 2011

  • i know how you feel but put postd on there bed room door evernight
    momneedhelp122

    Answer by momneedhelp122 at 8:00 PM on Jun. 6, 2011

  • That's so right, what you must do is forget something they want to do a few times and just maybe they will remember!
    MsHelen723

    Answer by MsHelen723 at 8:37 PM on Jun. 6, 2011

  • Post It notes on their bedroom doors.....at eye level. or somewhere they are sure to see them ;)
    KellyGirl_TX

    Answer by KellyGirl_TX at 10:22 PM on Jun. 6, 2011

  • I took chores away from mine. Now they just get paid to help around the house. If they dont help and do work then they have no money.
    gemgem

    Answer by gemgem at 7:33 AM on Jun. 7, 2011

  •  Thanks yall!

    mamma_nita

    Comment by mamma_nita (original poster) at 7:56 PM on Jun. 6, 2011

  • I've tried that- no matter where I put it they become "blind" when they go near it..lol
    mamma_nita

    Comment by mamma_nita (original poster) at 7:59 PM on Jun. 6, 2011