Since we’re talking about delegation and division of household labor this week, I thought I’d republish one of my favorite posts about motivating kids to clean up! Enjoy.
We all know kids make a lot of mess. But if yours are old enough to hold a broom or put a toy in a basket, they’re old enough to take some of the work off your plate. Of course, that doesn’t mean it’s always easy to get them to clean up after themselves or join in when you need a hand, but with some effort and patience, you really can get your children to pitch in and make your job easier. Here are some of my best tips for getting kids to clean up and help out around the house: