The Benefits of Giving Kids Chores

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Why Giving Kids Chores Can Be Good for Them – said no child EVER!!  However, giving children household chores at an early age helps to build a lasting sense of mastery, responsibility and self-reliance, according to research by Marty Rossmann, professor emeritus at the University of Minnesota. Remember your kids are listening – if they hear you moaning about chores they too will complain!

Some examples of the ways chores can benefit kids:

  • Chores can build self-esteem.
  • Chores can teach the importance of completing an assigned job. .
  • Chores can emphasize the value of keeping things clean and organized.
  • Chores can set a pattern of helping around the house.
  • Chores can give him a sense of being part of the household “team.

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