10 Ways to Fire Up Your Kids to do Chores

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It is not easy to get our children to do chores, especially with a good attitude.  However, chores are important, not only for character growth but for teaching them about how to become responsible adults! Here are 10 ways to fire up your kids to do chores! 1.  Make Them – I know this should just be a given but really, so many parents don’t.  They either get worn down with the complaining or … [Read more...]

Why Working Together as a Family is Important

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I have talked a great deal about working together as family on my site!  It is so important in family life!  When you work together you connect! Now I don't want to paint a perfect picture that has perfect children doing their chores and housework always with smiling faces and joyful hearts! We live real life here! We have bad days, really bad ones at times.  We have children complaining, … [Read more...]

Chore List for All Ages (Free Printable)

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I promised you after my series on chores I would have a free printable for you!   This is a chore list for all ages!!   I'm so excited to have it for you today.  Please keep in mind every family is different and every child.  You know your children better than anyone, some children are more mature than others at different ages so this will not possibly apply to every situation but gives a great … [Read more...]

How to Teach Your Children Responsiblilty!

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I have been talking about chores a great deal here at Together with Family and today I am sharing about the importance of teaching children responsibility at The Better Mom, please join me over there today! If you are visiting from The Better Mom today I would love it if you stayed awhile and read some of my most popular posts that is listed on my sidebar.  If you subscribe you will get in your … [Read more...]

Chore List for 17 to 18 Year Olds

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I know what you are thinking! Chore list for 17 to 18yr olds? Well, I wanted to stress that just because our kids are getting to be young adults doesn't mean they don't need to be responsible for house work.   They won't need chores charts and stickers but they do need to be reminded they are part of the family and still need to continue to work as one.  For a matter of fact, I often hear … [Read more...]

Chore List for 13-16 yr olds

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I have been talking about chores for a few weeks now and next week will be my final post about chore lists.  After that we will have a free printable for you all to print! This week we are talking about our 13-16yr old children!  This is a great age because they can do so much to help you with the household.  If you do not already have an allowance system set in place, this is a wonderful time … [Read more...]

Chore List for 9-12 yrs old

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I talked last week’s how chores are such an important part of family life and gave you a chore list for the toddlers/preschoolers and 6-8yrs old in your life.  They need to know that running a household takes work and they need to be a part of that! It helps teach them about hard work and helps to build character! Every Monday for a few weeks I will have a new chore list up for different ages. At … [Read more...]

Chore List for Kids 6-8 yrs Old

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I talked last week’s how chores are such an important part of family life and gave you a chore list for the toddlers/preschoolers in your life.  They need to know that running a household takes work and they need to be a part of that! It helps teach them about hard work and helps to build character! Every Monday for a few weeks I will have a new chore list up for different ages. At the end of the … [Read more...]

Chore List for Toddlers/Preschoolers

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Chores are such an important part of family life.  Children need to learn responsibility.   They need to know that running a household takes work and they need to be a part of that!  It helps teach them about hard work and helps to build character!  Every Monday for a few weeks I will have a new chore list up for different ages.  At the end of the series I will add a free printable you can print … [Read more...]