As quoted by Abigail Buren, if you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders. Kids these days are very busy and over-scheduled. It may seem impossible to add one more thing, even household chores. There are many arguments about why children cannot do chores these days.
Free Printable Weekly Chore Charts
3 Ways to Balance Homework and Chores - wikiHow
Last Updated: May 6, References Approved. This article was co-authored by Ashley Pritchard, MA. Ashley has over 3 years of high school, college, and career counseling experience. There are 7 references cited in this article, which can be found at the bottom of the page. In this case, several readers have written to tell us that this article was helpful to them, earning it our reader-approved status.
Sometimes getting children to do chores or complete homework can be a challenging task for the adults in their lives. Timers are an excellent way to motivate your child or student s to complete tasks and follow directions. Be sure to check the end of the article for types of timers to use with children who may have trouble understanding the countdown on a traditional digital timer.