Convince your kids to do their chores: Science says when they do, they tend to do better at school

2019-07-04 09:26

Do you struggle to get the kids to complete their chores? Tell them they better do it if they want to be happy and ace their exams. At least, that's what the science says.

Is the first year of marriage really the hardest?

2018-01-15 09:38

We asked the experts if this old wives’ tale holds true.

Our readers respond to 'Mothers, stop serving your sons!'

2017-08-04 08:56

Some strong responses received from Parent24 readers on mothers spoiling their sons – and why dads shouldn't be "helping" moms.

Clean Up Your Room Day: The parent friendly random holiday

2017-05-10 17:09

Cleaning doesn't have to be a drag! Make things fun for your kids with these tips.

Is your husband the reason you have 7 extra hours of chores a week?

2016-02-19 13:50

Thinking back to your single days and wondering why you suddenly have so much to do around the house? This study says it’s your husband’s fault.

7 reasons my kids make lousy housemates

2015-04-17 11:12

Parents would never put up with an adult who practised the same domestic habits as kids.

Coping without your domestic during the holidays

2014-12-12 11:47

It is that time of year were we need to start preparing ourselves to cope without our faithful and helpful domestic workers.

'My mom is a bitch'

2013-02-12 12:10

Is it ever ok for kids to vent their anger at their parents online? (Strong language).

Star charts and surprises

2012-10-03 15:43

Using star charts and rewards is a great way to get your kid to do their chores.

Moms and dads - and housework

2010-06-11 20:15

Do we have to redefine roles, or will that happen naturally?


"Just teach your kids how to do stuff!" – 10 Practical skills every parent should impart on their child

2019-01-28 12:43

"My child can't even do that..." Well, did you teach them how to do it? Here's why upskilling your child every year will empower them and free up your time.

The mental load: men are still not pulling their weight

2017-10-24 13:46

Even in households where men and women work equal hours the majority of women do most of the cooking, cleaning and child-rearing tasks.

Mothers, stop serving your sons!

2017-07-27 14:25

Do mothers perpetuate the stereotype that household chores are a woman's work?

Printable: Age-appropriate chores for children

2016-04-25 11:15

Here are some age appropriate chores that even your 1-year-old can do.

The end of the War on Chores

2015-10-13 12:22

How to teach your kids want to help out.

DIY chore charts

2015-01-27 13:42

Chore charts for children of every age that you can easily make at home.

'Domestic' dads often face scorn at work

2013-06-14 09:40

When men or women step outside traditional gender roles, some colleagues react badly, research shows.

Mom's on strike!

2012-10-16 09:53

One mom blogs about her strike, and now she’s leading a revolution.

Are mums taken for granted?

2011-12-14 15:28

Training your kids to appreciate you now!

Paying your first grader for chores?

2010-02-26 15:22

Should pocket money be linked to chores? And do star charts really work?

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