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September 18th, 2010, 12:26 PM
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How do the chores get split up in your guys' families? Do your husband do many chores? Do your kids, or your step kids do any chores? What chores do the kids get to do?
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September 18th, 2010, 12:51 PM
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My oldest doesn't live at home any longer, so she's finally off the hook. Her chore was dishes. James (19) cuts the grass. He has been doing that for about 7-8 years. He was off the hook when my dad was staying with us because my dad liked doing it. Will & Clayton take the trash out to the curb (and bringing the empties back) each week and are responsible for keeping their rooms clean. I don't make Daniel do much yet, since he's only 5, but he does help the boys with trash every now and then.

Neely doesn't do specific chores, but I do make him clean the bathroom when it's exceptionally dirty. It's only fair that he clean it, since I'm the only girl in the house. He also helps fold laundry when I insist.
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September 18th, 2010, 01:06 PM
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September 18th, 2010, 01:44 PM
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I definitely don't think it's too much. I have Will & Clayton do other things as I think of it, but the only chore that is theirs and theirs alone is the trash. Also, they do put away their own clothes. I fold them, but the only reason I do is because if I didn't, they would just shove them in their drawers without folding them. They are responsible for getting their clothes to the laundry bin, or I don't wash them. My older two started doing their own laundry at 13, so it won't be too much longer before Will is learning how to do his own laundry. He has a huge problem with getting his laundry to the hamper as it is, so I am tired of chasing down his dirty clothes.
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September 18th, 2010, 02:13 PM
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