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Should Kids Do More Chores?

Posted Monday, July 22, 2013

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Should Kids Do More Chores? These days, parents complain, kids sit on the couch and watch TV while mom and dad cook and clean like Cinderella. But child experts say chores are an important part of teaching kids responsibility. Now there are even apps to help kids and parents get motivated. Are we too easy on our kids? Are chores important?

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Dr. Sylvia B. Rimm, Director of the Family Achievement Clinic, clinical professor of psychiatry and pediatrics at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Dr. Carolyn Ievers-Landis, Child Psychologist at UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital and Associate Professor of Behavioral Pediatrics at CWRU School of Medicine
Paul Armstrong, cofounder of ChoreMonster

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Apps That Help Kids Like Chores
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