I hear it a lot: "I really need to get better about having the kids do chores."
And you know what? I totally understand, because I used to be in the same struggle. I knew I should be training the kids to value hard work and to be part of a family, but I couldn't quite make it practical.
Read on to find out the one utterly simple concept that makes Kid Chores work for me...
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Simply put, Long-Term Chores are assigning your children a job to do for a loooonnggg time. Like all spring.
(I first came across the idea of long-term chores in a book called Large Family Logistics, by Kim Brenneman. It's out of print now, and insanely expensive, but you can take a peek if you like.)
Right now you are probably asking:
What? You Want Me to Ask My Kid to Do a Chore For Months?
Anna Travis is just a girl doing her best to live out her faith in every sweet and messy moment life throws at her. She loves encouraging other women and their kids to thrive at home, love others, and serve their King.