Jenn Abbatiello


Do you assume your housework must be done while your child is either busy, out of the house or sleeping?  Or that “kids should be kids”, and it’s not their responsibility to do chores?  Or perhaps the thought of how much longer it might take if you involve them feels too daunting. There are benefits to involving kids in household chores. According to Pew Research, 62% of parents find parenting harder than they thought it would be combined with 44% of parents that are trying to parent differently than how they were parented.  There are many reasons why parenting is harder than it’s ever been, but let’s focus on some things we can do to make our parenting easier…including our kids in household responsibilities is one of those ways. What if getting your kids involved in household responsibilities not only helped you but was beneficial for them?  Getting them involved…