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Do your kids ? and at what age ??

Posted by on Mar. 7, 2013 at 7:17 PM
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Do homework with out being told ,

gets own school clothes out

Clean & vacuum own room

clean out Guinea pig cage by self

clean own bathroom everyday

take out the trash of all rooms in home

fold on clothes

brush teeth with out being told

clean the whole kitchen just because she wanted to ....

2nd grade DD 8.5  Raylyn has grown up way too fast this last yr , good

 

of course I make sure I go behind her to see if it's right and do the mom stuff but she is making me feel older as she gets more independent !! :(

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steelcrazy
by Emerald Member on Mar. 7, 2013 at 7:19 PM
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Do homework with out being told , Yes

gets own school clothes out  Yes

Clean & vacuum own room  Yes

clean out Guinea pig cage by self  No, we don't have one of those

clean own bathroom everyday  No, they clean their bathroom weekly, not daily.

take out the trash of all rooms in home  No, that isn't their job.

fold on clothes  Yes, they do help fold clothes

brush teeth with out being told  Yes

clean the whole kitchen just because she wanted to ....  No, they don't clean the kitchen.

My boys are 9 and 12.  They also cut the grass, clean up after the dog in the yard, shovel snow, rake leaves, clean the family room, wash cars, vacuum the pool . . .

frndlyfn
by Gold Member on Mar. 7, 2013 at 7:29 PM

LOL  DD can do most of that but fights her writing journal for homework.   We dont have a guinea pig so teaching her how to put water in the cat's water dish w/o spilling on the floor.  Measuring cups are great for little hands.

MJP76
by on Mar. 7, 2013 at 8:15 PM
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Hahahha wait until she hits 12 or 13 then all the sudden she will forget ALL of that!!! LOL well except for the brushing her teeth and getting her clothes out..lol

alexsmomaubrys2
by Silver Member on Mar. 7, 2013 at 8:19 PM


Quoting HunnyPie:

Do homework with out being told ,Still need to be told.

gets own school clothes out Every morning they get themselves dressed.

Clean & vacuum own room Since they were 4.

clean out Guinea pig cage by self Never had a caged pet but my 6 year old scoops the litterbox.

clean own bathroom everyday Since they were 5.

take out the trash of all rooms in home Since they were 5.

fold on clothes Since they were 4.

brush teeth with out being told Still need to be told but they do it on their own.

clean the whole kitchen just because she wanted to LMAO! I don't think this will ever happen.


My kids are 7 & 8 years old.


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sahmw2010
by Bronze Member on Mar. 7, 2013 at 8:27 PM
Homework yes, get out cloths yes, bathroom once a week, no guina pig, baccuum room yes, fold clothes yes, trash no not her job, teeth yes, kitchen she does dished... My hubby isnt even allowed to clean in the kitchen. Im a little OCD in that room

Quoting HunnyPie:

Do homework with out being told ,


gets own school clothes out


Clean & vacuum own room


clean out Guinea pig cage by self


clean own bathroom everyday


take out the trash of all rooms in home


fold on clothes


brush teeth with out being told


clean the whole kitchen just because she wanted to ....


2nd grade DD 8.5  Raylyn has grown up way too fast this last yr , good


 


of course I make sure I go behind her to see if it's right and do the mom stuff but she is making me feel older as she gets more independent !! :(

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minimo77
by on Mar. 7, 2013 at 10:59 PM

Wow, alot of kids have their OWN bathroom? Realy? I would not make my kid clean it, I would help. Same with laundry and trash.

la_bella_vita
by Bella on Mar. 7, 2013 at 11:16 PM

 My DD is 6 and is very independant. She makes her bed, helps with laundry, helps around the house, picks out her own clothes, brushes her teeth without asking and does her homework without being told

calsmom62
by on Mar. 7, 2013 at 11:40 PM
They clean their rooms,but I remind them brush their teeth on their own, clean their bathroom I remind them, snow shovel/snowblow but I let them know when the best time to do it, mow grass on their own, take trash to street on their own, and vacuum..I tell them when. , empty dishwasher, I remind them by email to do it after school.
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bleumonster
by Gold Member on Mar. 7, 2013 at 11:44 PM
Homework- no to son, yes to daughter. She finally started taking responsibility in middle school.

Clothes- yes both by the time they were 8 or 9

Clean and vacuum room- yes but son has to be nagged LOL. DD started doing it without being asked at 10, DS is already 11 LOL.

Trash- yes for son, its his chore. DD refuses.

Brush teeth- no both kids have to be reminded still but DS less so.

Clean the kitchen without being asked- NEVER LOL.


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BuckeyezRule
by Laura on Mar. 7, 2013 at 11:53 PM

I wish! Lol awesome on your dd!!!! :) my kids do most of that, but, I have to ask or remind. :) I still put out clothes. My kids are girl, 8.5, and boy, 9.5. Besides normal things, like cleaning the room, ds takes out the trash, and changes the cat litter. Dd cleans their bathroom, feeds and waters the dogs and cats. They do other random things I ask. I wish they did more on their own. We spoil them too much. Lol

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