Let Your Child Choose
A child who chooses from various chores may be more agreeable than one who’s forced it. Mowing the lawn probably sounds great compared to cleaning toilets. And what about the chores that no one volunteers for? Parenting expert Amy McCready of PositiveParentingSolutions.com suggests letting kids pick the unwanted chores out of a hat. “You can make it extra fun by letting them trade picks like an NFL draft,” she says.