Should kids be required to do chores?

You decide!

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With both parents and children staying home, families have had to adapt to living together in new ways. For some, dirty dishes and un-walked dogs have become a menace to household peace.

While doing chores has been shown to develop some positive qualities in children, it can also be a hassle to get them to cooperate.

Worth it? You decide!

Discussion Questions

1. Do you think that requiring chores improves or harms the relationship between parents and children? Why?

2. Does getting kids to do chores create additional work for parents? Why or why not?

3. People like to talk about how kids need to learn personal responsibility. But how important is this really, and why?

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