Housework Delegating 101: Put the Kids to Work

In the Bedrooms

New rule: Everyone cleans his own room. For little kids, this may mean just picking up their own toys and putting them away (label storage boxes with pictures of each item to make this easier). When they’re a little older, they can start making the bed in the morning and putting away their clothes. Tweens and teens should be responsible for dusting, vacuuming and keeping their clothes tidy and put away.